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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 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° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.30 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.3"993.81 miwest0° 10' 12.0"11.68 misouth994.11 mi
24 hours10° 58' 56.3"750.58 mieast4° 15' 58.5"293.19 misouth809.22 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 AM886 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
MindeloTue 3:46 AM979 km608 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarTue 4:46 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 4:46 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 4:46 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryTue 4:46 AM1670 km1037 miles902 nmEast E
FreetownTue 4:46 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 4:46 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 1:46 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 1:46 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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