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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 06:18:00 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: 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 06:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' South, Longitude: 5° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.98 meters/second, 1573.1 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.6"977.27 miwest0° 08' 16.0"9.47 misouth977.05 mi
24 hours12° 29' 32.7"842.29 mieast3° 00' 07.6"206.40 misouth861.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 6:18 AM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
São ToméFri 6:18 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 6:18 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth N
LuandaFri 7:18 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast E
AccraFri 6:18 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 6:18 AM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 6:18 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleFri 7:18 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 6:18 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 7:18 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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