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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, June 20, 2014 at 07:48:00 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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 59' North, Longitude: 20° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.32 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.0"1000.55 miwest0° 10' 52.9"12.46 minorth1000.52 mi
24 hours11° 57' 12.3"824.83 mieast4° 10' 33.7"286.96 minorth870.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 7:48 AM967 km601 miles522 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 7:48 AM987 km613 miles533 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 7:48 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 7:48 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 7:48 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarFri 7:48 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 6:48 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottFri 7:48 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoFri 7:48 AM1697 km1055 miles916 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 7:48 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast E

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