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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 06:38:00 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 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 20' North, Longitude: 33° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.50 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.9"1000.97 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 minorth1000.98 mi
24 hours12° 17' 11.4"849.16 mieast4° 23' 07.5"301.33 minorth899.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 4:38 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaThu 3:38 AM850 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeThu 3:38 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouth S
BelémThu 3:38 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 3:38 AM1766 km1097 miles954 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaThu 5:38 AM1800 km1119 miles972 nmNortheast NE
CayenneThu 3:38 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest W
DakarThu 6:38 AM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 6:38 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 6:38 AM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE
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