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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: 38%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' North, Longitude: 26° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.69 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.8"994.61 miwest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 minorth994.46 mi
24 hours10° 59' 50.9"752.24 mieast3° 49' 44.3"263.17 minorth792.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 5:44 PM778 km484 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MindeloThu 5:44 PM936 km582 miles506 nmNorth N
DakarThu 6:44 PM1206 km750 miles651 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 6:44 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 6:44 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryThu 6:44 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmEast E
FreetownThu 6:44 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 6:44 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 6:44 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmEast E
FortalezaThu 3:44 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouthwest SW
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