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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 phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 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° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.21 meters/second, 1573.9 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' 45.2"977.78 miwest0° 08' 18.9"9.53 misouth977.56 mi
24 hours12° 27' 57.3"840.88 mieast3° 01' 29.6"207.96 misouth860.94 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 AM816 km507 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 6:28 AM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownFri 5:28 AM1337 km830 miles722 nmWest-southwest WSW
KinshasaFri 6:28 AM1368 km850 miles739 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 6:28 AM1370 km852 miles740 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 5:28 AM1455 km904 miles785 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 6:28 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 7:28 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboFri 6:28 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth N
YaoundéFri 6:28 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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