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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 11:30:00 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

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 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 3° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.66 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 06.7"965.41 miwest0° 08' 47.5"10.07 minorth965.78 mi
24 hours14° 06' 04.0"945.26 mieast3° 55' 40.7"270.01 minorth990.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:30 AM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:30 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:30 AM1658 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:30 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 1:30 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmSoutheast SE
BrazzavilleThu 12:30 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 12:30 PM1755 km1090 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 12:30 PM2082 km1293 miles1124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéThu 12:30 PM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 11:30 AM2230 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth N
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