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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 Friday, January 24, 2014 at 05:28:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' South, Longitude: 6° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.21 meters/second, 1574.0 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.9 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' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.3"977.79 miwest0° 08' 18.9"9.53 misouth977.57 mi
24 hours12° 27' 55.1"840.85 mieast3° 01' 31.3"208.00 misouth860.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 6:28 AM788 km490 miles426 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 6:28 AM854 km531 miles461 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboFri 6:28 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
CabindaFri 6:28 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaFri 6:28 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 6:28 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 5:28 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest-southwest WSW
São ToméFri 5:28 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 6:28 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 7:28 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmSoutheast SE

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