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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 Wednesday, May 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: 54%

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 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 1° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.66 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 17.4"990.10 miwest0° 10' 23.6"11.91 minorth990.39 mi
24 hours12° 29' 29.6"854.65 mieast4° 19' 13.4"296.88 minorth908.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 5:48 AM1103 km686 miles596 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméWed 5:48 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 6:48 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 6:48 AM1355 km842 miles731 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 5:48 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth N
MalaboWed 6:48 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeWed 5:48 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 5:48 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleWed 6:48 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaWed 6:48 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmEast-northeast ENE

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