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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 12:14:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 20' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.09 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 22.5"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 30.6"||944.02 mi||west||0° 04' 38.3"||5.32 mi||north||944.25 mi|
|24 hours||14° 48' 15.0"||972.18 mi||east||2° 27' 32.7"||169.12 mi||north||993.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 12:14 PM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm|| NW|
|Luanda||Wed 1:14 PM||2014 km||1251 miles||1087 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Wed 2:14 PM||2114 km||1313 miles||1141 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Wed 12:14 PM||2307 km||1434 miles||1246 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Wed 1:14 PM||2460 km||1528 miles||1328 nm|| NE|
|Kinshasa||Wed 1:14 PM||2496 km||1551 miles||1348 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Wed 1:14 PM||2498 km||1552 miles||1349 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Wed 12:14 PM||2620 km||1628 miles||1415 nm|| N|
|Accra||Wed 12:14 PM||2655 km||1649 miles||1433 nm|| N|
|Cape Town||Wed 2:14 PM||2716 km||1688 miles||1466 nm|| SE|
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