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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 Wednesday, February 5, 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: 38%

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 Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' North, Longitude: 20° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.6"979.68 miwest0° 08' 19.8"9.54 minorth979.47 mi
24 hours11° 52' 59.2"802.72 mieast2° 58' 12.2"204.18 minorth823.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbéchéWed 4:40 PM164 km102 miles88 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MongoWed 4:40 PM179 km111 miles97 nmWest W
BiraoWed 4:40 PM360 km223 miles194 nmSoutheast SE
SarhWed 4:40 PM421 km262 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroWed 4:40 PM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
FadaWed 4:40 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-FashirWed 6:40 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
NdjamenaWed 4:40 PM573 km356 miles309 nmWest W
Kaga-BandoroWed 4:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauWed 4:40 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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