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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 39%

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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' North, Longitude: 38° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.52 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.0"994.25 miwest0° 10' 09.8"11.64 minorth994.09 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.1"751.96 mieast3° 48' 35.6"261.86 minorth792.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 4:34 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouth S
BelémThu 4:34 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneThu 4:34 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaThu 6:34 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboThu 4:34 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmWest W
RecifeThu 4:34 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownThu 3:34 PM2154 km1339 miles1163 nmWest W
BridgetownThu 3:34 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 4:34 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth S
DakarThu 7:34 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmEast-northeast ENE
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