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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: 29%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' North, Longitude: 36° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.4"1002.71 miwest0° 11' 15.1"12.89 minorth1002.67 mi
24 hours11° 04' 29.2"764.02 mieast4° 18' 48.1"296.42 minorth816.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 3:36 PM928 km577 miles501 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaWed 4:36 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeWed 3:36 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth S
BelémWed 3:36 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 5:36 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNortheast NE
CayenneWed 3:36 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 3:36 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmSouth S
ParamariboWed 3:36 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmWest W
DakarWed 6:36 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 6:36 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmEast-northeast ENE
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