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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: 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 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' North, Longitude: 39° 13' 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' 29.1"994.23 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 minorth994.07 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.1"751.95 mieast3° 48' 32.9"261.81 minorth792.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 4:36 PM1381 km858 miles745 nmSouth S
CayenneThu 4:36 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 4:36 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboThu 4:36 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest W
PraiaThu 6:36 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 4:36 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownThu 3:36 PM2101 km1306 miles1134 nmWest W
BridgetownThu 3:36 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 4:36 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSouth S
CastriesThu 3:36 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmWest-northwest WNW
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