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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 11:32:00 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' South, Longitude: 17° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.9"981.54 miwest0° 10' 47.0"12.35 minorth981.90 mi
24 hours13° 31' 35.6"920.44 mieast4° 32' 51.7"312.53 minorth977.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeFri 12:32 PM117 km73 miles63 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboFri 12:32 PM303 km188 miles164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaFri 12:32 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeFri 12:32 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaFri 12:32 PM450 km280 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
LucapaFri 12:32 PM460 km286 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueFri 12:32 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSouth S
TshikapaFri 1:32 PM601 km373 miles324 nmNortheast NE
LubangoFri 12:32 PM635 km394 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaFri 12:32 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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