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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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 15:40:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%

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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 17' North, Longitude: 27° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.07 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.6"997.73 miwest0° 10' 32.3"12.07 minorth997.63 mi
24 hours11° 39' 42.0"801.81 mieast3° 58' 41.5"273.39 minorth843.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OboTue 4:40 PM137 km85 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
WauTue 6:40 PM171 km106 miles92 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YambioTue 6:40 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JubaTue 6:40 PM497 km309 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
BriaTue 4:40 PM593 km369 miles320 nmWest W
MalakalTue 6:40 PM596 km370 miles322 nmNortheast NE
BiraoTue 4:40 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
GuluTue 6:40 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
KisanganiTue 5:40 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraTue 6:40 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSoutheast SE
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