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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 6:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 60%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 22° 52' 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' 07.8"1000.60 miWest0° 11' 32.3"13.21 miSouth1000.54 mi
24 hours11° 48' 27.2"813.75 miEast4° 30' 59.9"310.38 miSouth867.58 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 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 3:40 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 6:40 AM1827 km1135 miles987 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 6:40 AM1827 km1135 miles987 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 6:40 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 3:40 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauFri 6:40 AM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 6:40 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 5:40 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmNorth N
JamestownFri 6:40 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmSoutheast SE

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