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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 06:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' South, Longitude: 27° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.32 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 06.9"1000.56 miwest0° 11' 32.0"13.21 misouth1000.50 mi
24 hours11° 48' 54.5"814.26 mieast4° 30' 48.3"310.18 misouth867.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 4:58 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:58 AM887 km551 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 3:58 AM1238 km769 miles669 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 3:58 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownFri 6:58 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 6:58 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 6:58 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
PraiaFri 5:58 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth N
BissauFri 6:58 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
BelémFri 3:58 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmWest W
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