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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 11:32:00 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 11° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.99 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 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' 10.8"950.45 miwest0° 06' 00.2"6.88 minorth950.73 mi
24 hours14° 34' 11.4"962.57 mieast2° 57' 32.7"203.46 minorth990.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 11:32 AM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaWed 11:32 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 11:32 AM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 11:32 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméWed 11:32 AM2799 km1739 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 11:32 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 12:32 PM2849 km1771 miles1539 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownWed 11:32 AM2851 km1772 miles1540 nmNorth N
LomeWed 11:32 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 11:32 AM2968 km1844 miles1602 nmNorth N
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