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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 11:24:00 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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 9° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.96 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 10.6"950.38 miwest0° 05' 59.2"6.86 minorth950.66 mi
24 hours14° 34' 18.7"962.63 mieast2° 57' 10.2"203.04 minorth990.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 11:24 AM451 km281 miles244 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanWed 11:24 AM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 11:24 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth N
São ToméWed 11:24 AM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmNortheast NE
LuandaWed 12:24 PM2655 km1649 miles1433 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroWed 11:24 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth N
AccraWed 11:24 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeWed 11:24 AM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Wed 1:24 PM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleWed 12:24 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmNortheast NE
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