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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 Wednesday, June 18, 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: 68%

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 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 35' South, Longitude: 1° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.42 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.8"996.30 miwest0° 11' 11.1"12.81 minorth996.54 mi
24 hours12° 27' 38.5"857.83 mieast4° 32' 07.4"311.63 minorth914.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméWed 4:48 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNortheast NE
JamestownWed 4:48 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbidjanWed 4:48 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraWed 4:48 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmNorth N
LomeWed 4:48 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 5:48 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoWed 5:48 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 4:48 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosWed 5:48 AM1451 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboWed 5:48 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNortheast NE

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