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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 Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 06:38:00 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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 60' South, Longitude: 1° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.8"999.69 miwest0° 11' 08.5"12.76 minorth999.89 mi
24 hours12° 10' 22.9"839.98 mieast4° 29' 31.5"308.65 minorth896.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméThu 6:38 AM759 km471 miles410 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilThu 7:38 AM893 km555 miles482 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 6:38 AM911 km566 miles492 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 7:38 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 6:38 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmNorth N
LomeThu 6:38 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 7:38 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNorth N
LagosThu 7:38 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmNorth N
MalaboThu 7:38 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 6:38 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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