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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 Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 15:40:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 28%

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 Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' North, Longitude: 8° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.15 meters/second, 1595.3 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.2"991.18 miwest0° 09' 59.2"11.44 minorth991.02 mi
24 hours11° 58' 33.0"818.76 mieast3° 41' 18.2"253.51 minorth852.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbujaTue 4:40 PM100 km62 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakurdiTue 4:40 PM114 km71 miles62 nmSouth S
KadunaTue 4:40 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZariaTue 4:40 PM264 km164 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EnuguTue 4:40 PM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JalingoTue 4:40 PM333 km207 miles180 nmEast E
KanoTue 4:40 PM360 km223 miles194 nmNorth N
BamendaTue 4:40 PM369 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OwerriTue 4:40 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Benin CityTue 4:40 PM401 km249 miles216 nmSouthwest SW

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