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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

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 Friday, January 24, 2014 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 8° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.26 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.2"977.90 miwest0° 08' 19.6"9.54 misouth977.67 mi
24 hours12° 27' 35.6"840.56 mieast3° 01' 48.0"208.31 misouth860.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 6:18 AM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 6:18 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNortheast NE
HuamboFri 6:18 AM737 km458 miles398 nmEast E
CabindaFri 6:18 AM875 km544 miles472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeFri 6:18 AM881 km547 miles476 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeFri 6:18 AM884 km549 miles477 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireFri 6:18 AM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MenongueFri 6:18 AM970 km603 miles524 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 6:18 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 6:18 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmNortheast NE

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