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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 11:42:00 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 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 0° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 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 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.3"965.55 miwest0° 08' 48.6"10.10 minorth965.91 mi
24 hours14° 05' 47.6"945.08 mieast3° 56' 04.8"270.46 minorth990.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:42 AM697 km433 miles376 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:42 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:42 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:42 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:42 PM1958 km1217 miles1058 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:42 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:42 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboThu 12:42 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 11:42 AM2192 km1362 miles1183 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 11:42 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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