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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 04:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' North, Longitude: 28° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.30 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.3"993.73 miwest0° 10' 12.0"11.68 misouth994.03 mi
24 hours10° 58' 56.3"750.52 mieast4° 15' 57.5"293.15 misouth809.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 3:46 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNortheast NE
MindeloTue 3:46 AM966 km600 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarTue 4:46 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 4:46 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 4:46 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryTue 4:46 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmEast E
FreetownTue 4:46 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 4:46 AM1703 km1058 miles919 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 1:46 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaTue 4:46 AM1987 km1234 miles1073 nmEast E

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