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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 03:56:00 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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 03' North, Longitude: 16° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.12 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.7"993.34 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 misouth993.64 mi
24 hours10° 58' 58.0"750.26 mieast4° 15' 11.7"292.27 misouth808.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ConakryTue 3:56 AM311 km193 miles168 nmEast E
BokéTue 3:56 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNortheast NE
BissauTue 3:56 AM326 km203 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 3:56 AM365 km227 miles197 nmEast E
ZiguinchorTue 3:56 AM390 km242 miles211 nmNorth N
BafatáTue 3:56 AM400 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KindiaTue 3:56 AM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
GabúTue 3:56 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaTue 3:56 AM485 km302 miles262 nmNorth N
BanjulTue 3:56 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNorth N
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