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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 06:48:00 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: 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 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 0° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.96 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.0"999.74 miwest0° 11' 08.7"12.76 minorth999.93 mi
24 hours12° 10' 17.2"839.90 mieast4° 29' 32.4"308.66 minorth896.15 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 6:48 AM980 km609 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 6:48 AM1055 km656 miles570 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 6:48 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 6:48 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 7:48 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosThu 7:48 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 7:48 AM1256 km780 miles678 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroThu 6:48 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboThu 7:48 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 6:48 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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