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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 11' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 49' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.4"||16.37 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.37 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 32.5"||982.23 mi||west||0° 10' 50.8"||12.42 mi||north||982.58 mi|
|24 hours||13° 30' 10.0"||919.39 mi||east||4° 33' 54.2"||313.74 mi||north||976.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 12:30 PM||1123 km||698 miles||606 nm|| SW|
|Luanda||Fri 1:30 PM||1152 km||716 miles||622 nm|| E|
|São Tomé||Fri 12:30 PM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Fri 1:30 PM||1381 km||858 miles||745 nm|| NNE|
|Kinshasa||Fri 1:30 PM||1523 km||946 miles||822 nm|| ENE|
|Brazzaville||Fri 1:30 PM||1523 km||946 miles||822 nm|| ENE|
|Malabo||Fri 1:30 PM||1677 km||1042 miles||905 nm|| NNE|
|Accra||Fri 12:30 PM||1771 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| N|
|Lome||Fri 12:30 PM||1812 km||1126 miles||978 nm|| N|
|Yaoundé||Fri 1:30 PM||1826 km||1135 miles||986 nm|| NNE|
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