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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: 53%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, February 14, 2014 at 11:53 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 82° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.81 meters/second, 1532.9 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.6"952.23 miwest0° 04' 20.4"4.97 misouth952.05 mi
24 hours13° 27' 03.5"886.35 mieast1° 14' 26.2"85.33 misouth887.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 6:16 AM862 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 7:16 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 6:16 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 6:16 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 7:16 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast E
QuitoSat 6:16 AM1984 km1233 miles1072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 5:16 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Sat 8:16 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSat 8:16 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 6:16 AM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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