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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 12:30:00 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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 25° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.23 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 12.2"950.97 miwest0° 06' 07.7"7.03 minorth951.26 mi
24 hours14° 33' 17.3"962.08 mieast3° 00' 14.5"206.55 minorth991.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 9:30 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorWed 9:30 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:30 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 9:30 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownWed 12:30 PM2120 km1317 miles1144 nmEast E
São Paulo *Wed 10:30 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Wed 10:30 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmWest W
BelémWed 9:30 AM3053 km1897 miles1649 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 12:30 PM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:30 PM3142 km1952 miles1697 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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