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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 12:24:00 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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' South, Longitude: 4° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.12 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.5 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' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 22' 30.9"944.02 miwest0° 04' 39.5"5.34 minorth944.25 mi
24 hours14° 48' 05.0"971.99 mieast2° 27' 59.8"169.62 minorth993.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:24 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaWed 1:24 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 2:24 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 12:24 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 1:24 PM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 12:24 PM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmNorth N
KinshasaWed 1:24 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 1:24 PM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraWed 12:24 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 12:24 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNorth N

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