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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 12:20:00 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' South, Longitude: 5° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.07 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.8"982.04 miwest0° 10' 50.1"12.41 minorth982.40 mi
24 hours13° 30' 26.1"919.54 mieast4° 33' 42.6"313.50 minorth976.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaFri 1:20 PM863 km536 miles466 nmEast E
CabindaFri 1:20 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireFri 1:20 PM925 km575 miles499 nmNortheast NE
LubangoFri 1:20 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:20 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:20 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 1:20 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 1:20 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownFri 12:20 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalaboFri 1:20 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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