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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: 60%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 23° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.7"1000.66 miwest0° 11' 32.3"13.21 misouth1000.61 mi
24 hours11° 48' 28.7"813.83 mieast4° 30' 59.3"310.39 misouth867.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 3:40 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 3:40 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
FreetownFri 6:40 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 6:40 AM1849 km1149 miles999 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 3:40 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryFri 6:40 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 6:40 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 6:40 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 5:40 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorth N
DakarFri 6:40 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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