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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, May 19, 2014 at 03:58:00 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: 76%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 1° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.52 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.1"960.63 miwest0° 06' 44.9"7.74 minorth960.92 mi
24 hours13° 27' 58.8"896.55 mieast3° 07' 32.2"214.88 minorth928.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 3:58 AM733 km455 miles396 nmWest W
LuandaMon 4:58 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekMon 4:58 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 3:58 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 4:58 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 4:58 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 4:58 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 4:58 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 3:58 AM2360 km1467 miles1274 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 3:58 AM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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