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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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' South, Longitude: 0° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 33.1"982.26 miwest0° 10' 51.4"12.44 minorth982.62 mi
24 hours13° 29' 55.6"919.14 mieast4° 34' 04.6"313.91 minorth976.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:40 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméFri 12:40 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:40 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmEast E
LibrevilleFri 1:40 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:40 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleFri 1:40 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaFri 1:40 PM1766 km1097 miles953 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboFri 1:40 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeFri 12:40 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth N

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