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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 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: 3%

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 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 16' South, Longitude: 7° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.4"950.29 miwest0° 05' 58.0"6.84 minorth950.57 mi
24 hours14° 34' 27.8"962.71 mieast2° 56' 42.2"202.50 minorth990.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 11:14 AM227 km141 miles122 nmNortheast NE
LuandaWed 12:14 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 11:14 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 11:14 AM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Wed 1:14 PM2620 km1628 miles1414 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaWed 11:14 AM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth N
AccraWed 11:14 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 11:14 AM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 12:14 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmNortheast NE
LomeWed 11:14 AM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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