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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 05:48:00 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: 62%

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 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 16' South, Longitude: 8° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.3"953.31 miwest0° 04' 55.6"5.65 minorth953.54 mi
24 hours13° 30' 52.3"892.80 mieast2° 27' 24.6"168.93 minorth914.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 5:48 AM362 km225 miles196 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanMon 5:48 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaMon 6:48 AM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 5:48 AM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 5:48 AM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 5:48 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth N
AccraMon 5:48 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekMon 6:48 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleMon 6:48 AM2797 km1738 miles1511 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 5:48 AM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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