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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 05:58:00 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 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 11° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.30 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.7"953.39 miwest0° 04' 56.8"5.67 minorth953.62 mi
24 hours13° 30' 44.6"892.72 mieast2° 27' 49.1"169.40 minorth914.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 5:58 AM605 km376 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaMon 5:58 AM2606 km1620 miles1407 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 5:58 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 5:58 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 5:58 AM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNortheast NE
AccraMon 5:58 AM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaMon 6:58 AM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownMon 5:58 AM2855 km1774 miles1541 nmNorth N
LomeMon 5:58 AM2925 km1818 miles1580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 5:58 AM2972 km1846 miles1605 nmNorth N
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