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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: 26%
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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 18' South
Longitude: 15° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.0 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' 32.9"952.79 miwest0° 07' 20.1"8.41 misouth952.51 mi
24 hours14° 09' 14.1"934.84 mieast2° 24' 05.3"165.18 misouth943.03 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 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmEast E
RecifeMon 5:44 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 5:44 AM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 8:44 AM2661 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 8:44 AM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 8:44 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 8:44 AM2892 km1797 miles1561 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 5:44 AM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 6:44 AM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryMon 8:44 AM2972 km1846 miles1605 nmNorth N
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