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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 11:32:00 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

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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 2° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.8"965.43 miwest0° 08' 47.7"10.08 minorth965.80 mi
24 hours14° 06' 01.2"945.23 mieast3° 55' 44.6"270.08 minorth990.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:32 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:32 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:32 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:32 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:32 PM1750 km1088 miles945 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 1:32 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleThu 12:32 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 12:32 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéThu 12:32 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 11:32 AM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmNorth N

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