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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 Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 19:12:00 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: 50%

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 Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 19:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' North, Longitude: 19° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.77 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.6"965.63 miwest0° 06' 06.0"6.99 minorth965.41 mi
24 hours11° 49' 48.6"787.54 mieast2° 02' 18.2"140.17 minorth795.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DakarThu 7:12 PM214 km133 miles115 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsThu 7:12 PM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisThu 7:12 PM275 km171 miles148 nmEast E
ToubaThu 7:12 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoThu 7:12 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaThu 7:12 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulThu 7:12 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottThu 7:12 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNortheast NE
Santa MariaThu 6:12 PM421 km262 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW
FarafenniThu 7:12 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE

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