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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: 4%

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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 6° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.69 meters/second, 1528.9 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.83 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 23' 09.1"949.84 miwest0° 05' 50.3"6.69 minorth950.11 mi
24 hours14° 35' 20.6"963.25 mieast2° 53' 55.9"199.34 minorth990.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 11:14 AM766 km476 miles413 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Wed 12:14 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaWed 11:14 AM1173 km729 miles634 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Wed 12:14 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownWed 10:14 AM1345 km835 miles726 nmWest W
KinshasaWed 11:14 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 11:14 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméWed 10:14 AM1958 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 11:14 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth N
GaboroneWed 12:14 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmEast-southeast ESE
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