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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 = Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:44:00 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: 26%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 15° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.88 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.0"952.74 miWest0° 07' 20.2"8.41 miSouth952.46 mi
24 hours14° 09' 12.0"934.75 miEast2° 24' 08.5"165.23 miSouth942.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 8:44 AM1016 km632 miles549 nmEast E
RecifeMon 5:44 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 5:44 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 8:44 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 8:44 AM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 8:44 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 8:44 AM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 5:44 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakryMon 8:44 AM2970 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 6:44 AM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmWest-southwest WSW

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