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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 Monday, April 21, 2014 at 04:48:00 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: 63%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 5° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.07 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.8"952.87 miwest0° 04' 49.0"5.52 minorth953.09 mi
24 hours13° 31' 39.1"893.27 mieast2° 24' 56.2"166.10 minorth914.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 5:48 AM884 km549 miles477 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownMon 4:48 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmWest W
LuandaMon 5:48 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekMon 5:48 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaMon 5:48 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 5:48 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 4:48 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 5:48 AM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 6:48 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneMon 6:48 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmEast-southeast ESE

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