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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, June 19, 2014 at 05:38:00 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: 56%

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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' South, Longitude: 1° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.02 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.1"1002.13 miwest0° 11' 23.1"13.04 minorth1002.24 mi
24 hours12° 07' 27.5"838.55 mieast4° 29' 20.6"308.44 minorth893.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraThu 5:38 AM725 km451 miles392 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 5:38 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 5:38 AM831 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiThu 5:38 AM840 km522 miles454 nmNorth N
San PédroThu 5:38 AM851 km529 miles459 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouThu 6:38 AM912 km567 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 5:38 AM920 km571 miles497 nmEast E
Porto NovoThu 6:38 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 5:38 AM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosThu 6:38 AM971 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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