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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 18:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 13' South
Longitude: 98° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.81 meters/second, 1561.7 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.1"970.31 miwest0° 09' 28.1"10.85 minorth970.68 mi
24 hours13° 56' 12.9"938.59 mieast4° 08' 54.7"285.16 minorth987.77 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 12:32 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:32 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouthwest SW
LimaThu 1:32 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:32 PM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 1:32 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:32 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:32 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:32 PM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:32 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:32 PM3207 km1992 miles1731 nmNortheast NE
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