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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 19:32:00 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 phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, February 14, 2014 at 11:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 19:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' North, Longitude: 23° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.70 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.8"965.47 miwest0° 06' 04.3"6.96 minorth965.25 mi
24 hours11° 49' 46.6"787.37 mieast2° 01' 35.7"139.36 minorth795.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 6:32 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaThu 6:32 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNortheast NE
MindeloThu 6:32 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
DakarThu 7:32 PM706 km439 miles381 nmEast E
ThièsThu 7:32 PM757 km470 miles409 nmEast E
SerekundaThu 7:32 PM820 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulThu 7:32 PM831 km516 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaThu 7:32 PM867 km539 miles468 nmEast E
RossoThu 7:32 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 7:32 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-northeast ENE
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