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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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:14:00 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: 4%

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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 7° 04' 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.83 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 23' 09.0"949.76 miwest0° 05' 50.2"6.69 minorth950.04 mi
24 hours14° 35' 21.7"963.19 mieast2° 53' 52.6"199.26 minorth990.61 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 AM739 km459 miles399 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Wed 12:14 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaWed 11:14 AM1157 km719 miles624 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Wed 12:14 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownWed 10:14 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest W
KinshasaWed 11:14 AM1700 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 11:14 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméWed 10:14 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 11:14 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth N
GaboroneWed 12:14 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmEast-southeast ESE

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