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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: 37%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 20° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.39 meters/second, 1563.8 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.3"971.52 miwest0° 09' 30.8"10.90 misouth971.25 mi
24 hours13° 19' 25.6"895.11 mieast3° 25' 35.8"235.62 misouth918.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 8:08 AM1562 km971 miles843 nmEast E
RecifeSun 5:08 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 5:08 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 5:08 AM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 8:08 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 8:08 AM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:08 AM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakrySun 8:08 AM2672 km1661 miles1443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 8:08 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 8:08 AM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmNortheast NE
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