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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 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 11° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.97 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.7"966.11 miwest0° 08' 53.6"10.19 minorth966.48 mi
24 hours14° 04' 39.1"944.31 mieast3° 57' 44.1"272.36 minorth989.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:32 PM649 km403 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 12:32 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:32 PM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:32 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 12:32 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:32 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:32 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 12:32 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth N
RecifeThu 9:32 AM2642 km1642 miles1426 nmWest-northwest WNW
LomeThu 12:32 PM2643 km1643 miles1427 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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