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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 is currently 440.73 meters/second, 1586.6 kilometres/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloFri 1:30 PM501 km312 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:30 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
CuencaFri 1:30 PM844 km525 miles456 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM857 km533 miles463 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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