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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, July 18, 2014 at 06:48:00 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: 59%

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 Friday, July 18, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' North, Longitude: 24° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.08 meters/second, 1602.3 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.3"995.52 miwest0° 10' 25.1"11.93 minorth995.41 mi
24 hours12° 07' 10.2"832.52 mieast3° 54' 33.1"268.65 minorth870.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 5:48 AM905 km562 miles489 nmNorth N
BissauFri 6:48 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 6:48 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmNortheast NE
DakarFri 6:48 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 6:48 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownFri 6:48 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmEast E
MonroviaFri 6:48 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:48 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmNortheast NE
BamakoFri 6:48 AM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaFri 3:48 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouthwest SW

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