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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 Tuesday, June 17, 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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 56' South, Longitude: 12° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.19 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.0"984.56 miwest0° 10' 15.3"11.75 minorth984.88 mi
24 hours12° 56' 29.1"881.80 mieast4° 18' 17.2"295.83 minorth934.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 4:38 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaTue 4:38 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 4:38 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroTue 4:38 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 4:38 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth N
ConakryTue 4:38 AM2154 km1339 miles1163 nmNorth N
AccraTue 4:38 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNortheast NE
LomeTue 4:38 AM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
São ToméTue 4:38 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 4:38 AM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth N
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