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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, April 7, 2014 at 8:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 31, 2014 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 40' North, Longitude: 88° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.45 meters/second, 1589.2 km/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 28' 45.4"987.35 miwest0° 09' 44.6"11.16 minorth987.18 mi
24 hours12° 29' 12.7"851.51 mieast3° 34' 03.6"245.23 minorth881.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasayaMon 12:44 PM334 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 12:44 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNortheast NE
San MiguelMon 12:44 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth N
AlajuelaMon 12:44 PM424 km263 miles229 nmEast E
MatagalpaMon 12:44 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseMon 12:44 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 12:44 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaMon 12:44 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth N
Santa AnaMon 12:44 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaMon 12:44 PM593 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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