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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 60%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' South, Longitude: 2° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.40 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.53 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.8"991.70 miWest0° 09' 25.2"10.79 miSouth991.54 mi
24 hours11° 44' 02.4"801.23 miEast3° 34' 35.3"245.82 miSouth833.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 5:18 AM809 km502 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméThu 5:18 AM1493 km927 miles806 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 5:18 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNorth N
AccraThu 5:18 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 6:18 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmNortheast NE
LoméThu 5:18 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 6:18 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmEast E
YamoussoukroThu 5:18 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 6:18 AM1836 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosThu 6:18 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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