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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 5:19 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 07' South
Longitude: 13° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.02 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.2"966.29 miwest0° 08' 54.5"10.21 minorth966.65 mi
24 hours14° 04' 26.5"944.23 mieast3° 58' 02.0"272.72 minorth989.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:40 PM877 km545 miles473 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 12:40 PM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:40 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 9:40 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroThu 12:40 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:40 PM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmNorth N
ConakryThu 12:40 PM2613 km1623 miles1411 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:40 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 12:40 PM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 12:40 PM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmNortheast NE
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