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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 6:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, April 7, 2014 at 8:31 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° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.44 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"987.34 miwest0° 09' 44.6"11.16 minorth987.17 mi
24 hours12° 29' 12.7"851.50 mieast3° 34' 01.7"245.19 minorth881.23 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 PM353 km220 miles191 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 12:44 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
San MiguelMon 12:44 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth N
MatagalpaMon 12:44 PM447 km277 miles241 nmNortheast NE
AlajuelaMon 12:44 PM453 km282 miles245 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 12:44 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San JoseMon 12:44 PM467 km290 miles252 nmEast E
Santa AnaMon 12:44 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaMon 12:44 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaMon 12:44 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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