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

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 43' North
Longitude: 39° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.51 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.3 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"994.29 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 minorth994.13 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.1"751.99 mieast3° 48' 31.4"261.80 minorth792.12 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 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmSouth S
CayenneThu 4:36 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 4:36 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboThu 4:36 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmWest W
PraiaThu 6:36 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 4:36 PM1929 km1199 miles1041 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownThu 3:36 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmWest W
BridgetownThu 3:36 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 4:36 PM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmSouth S
CastriesThu 3:36 PM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmWest-northwest WNW
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