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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 15' South, Longitude: 95° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.4"970.09 miwest0° 09' 26.9"10.83 minorth970.46 mi
24 hours13° 56' 31.7"938.74 mieast4° 08' 31.7"284.71 minorth987.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM1491 km927 miles805 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:20 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:20 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:20 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoThu 1:20 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:20 PM2835 km1761 miles1531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 2:20 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmEast E
ManaguaThu 12:20 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmEast E
PanamaThu 1:20 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNortheast NE

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