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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' South, Longitude: 16° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.71 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.2"994.71 miwest0° 11' 51.9"13.59 minorth994.97 mi
24 hours12° 57' 16.0"891.78 mieast4° 47' 54.7"329.71 minorth953.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KinshasaSat 1:30 PM202 km125 miles109 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleSat 1:30 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
UígeSat 1:30 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
MalanjeSat 1:30 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth S
DolisieSat 1:30 PM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaSat 2:30 PM473 km294 miles256 nmEast E
CabindaSat 1:30 PM488 km303 miles264 nmWest W
LuandaSat 1:30 PM514 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-NoireSat 1:30 PM531 km330 miles287 nmWest W
FrancevilleSat 1:30 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
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