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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 14° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.84 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 45.1"945.69 miwest0° 06' 43.5"7.71 minorth946.03 mi
24 hours14° 09' 23.9"929.99 mieast3° 13' 10.5"221.41 minorth963.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:44 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 9:44 AM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaFri 12:44 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:44 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:44 PM2942 km1828 miles1588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:44 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:44 PM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 10:44 AM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryFri 12:44 PM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 12:44 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmNortheast NE
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