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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 10' South, Longitude: 2° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.13 meters/second, 1580.9 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.7"982.25 miwest0° 10' 50.9"12.43 minorth982.60 mi
24 hours13° 30' 07.0"919.36 mieast4° 33' 56.4"313.78 minorth976.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:32 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaFri 1:32 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmEast E
São ToméFri 12:32 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:32 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaFri 1:32 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 1:32 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboFri 1:32 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:32 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:32 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth N
LagosFri 1:32 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmNorth N
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