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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 20:22:00 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 20:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' North, Longitude: 35° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.52 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 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' 23.0"965.07 miwest0° 06' 00.0"6.88 minorth964.85 mi
24 hours11° 49' 41.6"786.95 mieast1° 59' 49.8"137.34 minorth794.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 7:22 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmEast E
DakarThu 8:22 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmEast E
BanjulThu 8:22 PM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 8:22 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmEast E
CayenneThu 5:22 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 5:22 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmSouth S
BissauThu 8:22 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmEast E
BelémThu 5:22 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboThu 5:22 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryThu 8:22 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmEast-southeast ESE
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