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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:22:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 5° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.62 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.2"965.32 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 minorth965.68 mi
24 hours14° 06' 14.9"945.38 mieast3° 55' 24.6"269.70 minorth990.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 12:22 PM881 km548 miles476 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:22 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 11:22 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmWest W
Windhoek *Thu 1:22 PM1542 km958 miles832 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaThu 12:22 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:22 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 11:22 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:22 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 12:22 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNorth N
YaoundéThu 12:22 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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