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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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 59' South, Longitude: 25° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.27 meters/second, 1556.2 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.12 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.9"966.86 miwest0° 08' 59.5"10.30 minorth967.22 mi
24 hours14° 03' 17.4"943.45 mieast3° 59' 39.5"274.58 minorth989.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 10:30 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 10:30 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 10:30 AM1816 km1128 miles981 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:30 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownThu 1:30 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmEast E
Brasilia *Thu 11:30 AM2399 km1490 miles1295 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 11:30 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 1:30 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:30 PM2840 km1764 miles1533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémThu 10:30 AM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmWest-northwest WNW
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