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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 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 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: 13° 53' 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"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 45.1"945.62 miwest0° 06' 43.3"7.71 minorth945.95 mi
24 hours14° 09' 25.9"929.95 mieast3° 13' 07.4"221.34 minorth963.80 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 PM907 km564 miles490 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 9:44 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaFri 12:44 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:44 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:44 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:44 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:44 PM3033 km1884 miles1638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 12:44 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 12:44 PM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 10:44 AM3092 km1921 miles1670 nmWest-southwest WSW
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