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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 18:30:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' South, Longitude: 83° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.73 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.43 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.6"985.76 miwest0° 11' 11.3"12.82 minorth986.10 mi
24 hours13° 21' 35.0"912.54 mieast4° 39' 25.5"320.02 minorth971.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaFri 1:30 PM734 km456 miles397 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 1:30 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM856 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PortoviejoFri 1:30 PM949 km590 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM1123 km698 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 1:30 PM1583 km983 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast E
BogotaFri 1:30 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:30 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast-southeast ESE
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