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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 Friday, May 23, 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: 31%

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 Friday, May 23, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 32' North, Longitude: 11° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 50.0"1002.74 miwest0° 11' 13.1"12.85 minorth1002.81 mi
24 hours12° 01' 02.1"831.21 mieast4° 24' 30.6"302.91 minorth883.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AconibeFri 7:48 AM90 km56 miles48 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MongomoFri 7:48 AM122 km76 miles66 nmNorth N
EvinayongFri 7:48 AM124 km77 miles67 nmNorthwest NW
EbebiyínFri 7:48 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 7:48 AM195 km121 miles105 nmWest W
BataFri 7:48 AM218 km135 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
Port-GentilFri 7:48 AM303 km188 miles164 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancevilleFri 7:48 AM357 km222 miles193 nmSoutheast SE
YaoundéFri 7:48 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth N
DoualaFri 7:48 AM422 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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