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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.

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

UTC time = Friday, January 31, 2014 at 6:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 PM857 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PortoviejoFri 1:30 PM949 km590 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 1:30 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast E
BogotaFri 1:30 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:30 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast-southeast ESE

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