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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 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 17:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 21' South, Longitude: 85° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.55 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.8 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' 26.3"969.66 miwest0° 09' 23.4"10.76 minorth970.03 mi
24 hours13° 57' 25.5"939.36 mieast4° 07' 24.8"283.43 minorth988.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:42 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:42 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:42 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:42 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:42 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:42 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
SucreThu 1:42 PM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 12:42 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNortheast NE
PanamaThu 12:42 PM2570 km1597 miles1387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 11:42 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmNorth N
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