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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 31%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' North, Longitude: 78° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.3"988.53 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 minorth988.35 mi
24 hours11° 56' 44.9"814.43 mieast3° 31' 08.2"241.88 minorth844.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PanamaTue 4:40 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSouthwest SW
ColónTue 4:40 PM115 km72 miles62 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de VeraguasTue 4:40 PM290 km180 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
MonteríaTue 4:40 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
CartagenaTue 4:40 PM377 km234 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavidTue 4:40 PM411 km256 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarranquillaTue 4:40 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedellinTue 4:40 PM532 km331 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseTue 3:40 PM566 km352 miles306 nmWest W
AlajuelaTue 3:40 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest W

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