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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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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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 8° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.91 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.1"965.98 miwest0° 08' 52.5"10.17 minorth966.35 mi
24 hours14° 04' 55.5"944.49 mieast3° 57' 20.4"271.91 minorth990.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:20 PM365 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanThu 12:20 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:20 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:20 PM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 12:20 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:20 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 1:20 PM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeThu 12:20 PM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:20 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleThu 1:20 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
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