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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 37%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 16° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.47 meters/second, 1564.1 km/hour, 971.9 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.4"971.62 miwest0° 09' 31.7"10.92 misouth971.35 mi
24 hours13° 18' 58.1"894.67 mieast3° 26' 03.4"236.13 misouth918.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 7:56 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSun 4:56 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 7:56 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSun 4:56 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmWest W
FreetownSun 7:56 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 7:56 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 7:56 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 7:56 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 4:56 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraSun 7:56 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNortheast NE

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