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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 6:58:00 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 06:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' South, Longitude: 27° 14' 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' 07.0"1000.50 miWest0° 11' 32.0"13.21 miSouth1000.44 mi
24 hours11° 48' 53.0"814.17 miEast4° 30' 49.0"310.17 miSouth867.87 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 AM591 km367 miles319 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:58 AM915 km568 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 3:58 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 3:58 AM1522 km945 miles822 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownFri 6:58 AM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 6:58 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 6:58 AM2210 km1374 miles1194 nmNortheast NE
PraiaFri 5:58 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth N
BissauFri 6:58 AM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 6:58 AM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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