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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 7° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.95 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.4"943.64 miwest0° 04' 32.3"5.20 minorth943.86 mi
24 hours14° 49' 02.6"972.67 mieast2° 25' 20.9"166.59 minorth993.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 12:32 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:32 PM874 km543 miles472 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Wed 1:32 PM1088 km676 miles587 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaWed 12:32 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownWed 11:32 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmWest W
KinshasaWed 12:32 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 12:32 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 1:32 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownWed 1:32 PM2027 km1260 miles1094 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São ToméWed 11:32 AM2074 km1288 miles1120 nmNorth N

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