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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 09:38:00 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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' South, Longitude: 44° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.31 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.1"980.33 miwest0° 10' 39.6"12.21 minorth980.70 mi
24 hours13° 34' 21.3"922.55 mieast4° 30' 44.7"310.11 minorth978.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduFri 12:38 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth S
MoroniFri 12:38 PM170 km105 miles92 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniFri 12:38 PM192 km119 miles103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouFri 12:38 PM247 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirananaFri 12:38 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
MahajangaFri 12:38 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamFri 12:38 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaFri 11:38 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSouthwest SW
Zanzibar CityFri 12:38 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaFri 12:38 PM903 km561 miles488 nmNorthwest NW
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