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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 04:38:00 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 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 8° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.70 meters/second, 1546.9 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 47.0"961.01 miwest0° 06' 49.0"7.81 minorth961.31 mi
24 hours13° 27' 09.3"895.96 mieast3° 08' 56.7"216.50 minorth927.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 4:38 AM299 km186 miles162 nmEast E
AbidjanMon 4:38 AM2375 km1475 miles1282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 4:38 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 4:38 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth N
LuandaMon 5:38 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroMon 4:38 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth N
AccraMon 4:38 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeMon 4:38 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 5:38 AM2656 km1651 miles1434 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 4:38 AM2723 km1692 miles1471 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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