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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 04:48:00 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: 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 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' South, Longitude: 14° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.23 meters/second, 1584.8 km/hour, 984.8 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.6"984.65 miwest0° 10' 15.9"11.76 minorth984.98 mi
24 hours12° 56' 15.6"881.62 mieast4° 18' 26.6"296.01 minorth934.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island) (St. Helena)Tue 4:48 AM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth N
JamestownTue 4:48 AM1186 km737 miles641 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaTue 4:48 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 4:48 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 4:48 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 4:48 AM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 4:48 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth N
RecifeTue 1:48 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest W
AccraTue 4:48 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNortheast NE
BissauTue 4:48 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth N

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