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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 24' South
Longitude: 81° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.45 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.2"969.51 miwest0° 09' 21.6"10.73 minorth969.88 mi
24 hours13° 57' 52.4"939.74 mieast4° 06' 51.1"282.81 minorth988.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:22 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 12:22 PM1248 km775 miles674 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:22 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 12:22 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:22 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:22 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmNorthwest NW
SucreThu 1:22 PM1829 km1136 miles988 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliThu 12:22 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 12:22 PM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 2:22 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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