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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 Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 11:14:00 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: 9%

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 Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 22° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.74 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.8"940.89 miwest0° 02' 41.3"3.08 minorth941.02 mi
24 hours14° 47' 24.2"967.44 mieast1° 42' 46.3"117.80 minorth979.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:14 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast E
RecifeTue 8:14 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 8:14 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 9:14 AM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 8:14 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 9:14 AM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 9:14 AM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 11:14 AM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 11:14 AM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 11:14 AM3284 km2040 miles1773 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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