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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 23, 2014 at 05:18:00 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: 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
LomeThu 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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