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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, July 17, 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: 70%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:26 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' North, Longitude: 19° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.55 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.9"1001.06 miwest0° 11' 24.0"13.05 minorth1001.08 mi
24 hours12° 17' 46.5"849.95 mieast4° 24' 02.8"302.39 minorth900.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownThu 5:38 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 5:38 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 5:38 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 5:38 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 5:38 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarThu 5:38 AM1403 km872 miles757 nmNorth N
PraiaThu 4:38 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroThu 5:38 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoThu 5:38 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 5:38 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast-northeast ENE

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