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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 12:42:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 12:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 5° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.37 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 40.4"958.04 miwest0° 07' 43.5"8.85 minorth958.39 mi
24 hours14° 12' 58.0"946.17 mieast3° 32' 55.6"243.97 minorth984.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 1:42 PM844 km524 miles456 nmEast E
LuandaThu 1:42 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 12:42 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmWest W
Windhoek *Thu 2:42 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaThu 1:42 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 1:42 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 12:42 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 1:42 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 1:42 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth N
YaoundéThu 1:42 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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