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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 12:04:00 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 12:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 0° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 22' 30.4"943.87 miwest0° 04' 36.8"5.29 minorth944.10 mi
24 hours14° 48' 27.3"972.25 mieast2° 26' 58.8"168.46 minorth993.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:04 PM664 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaWed 1:04 PM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Wed 2:04 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 12:04 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 1:04 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 1:04 PM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 1:04 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 2:04 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboWed 1:04 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 12:04 PM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmNorth N

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