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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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' North, Longitude: 53° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.32 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.5"993.86 miwest0° 10' 06.6"11.58 minorth993.70 mi
24 hours10° 59' 52.0"751.68 mieast3° 47' 11.1"260.27 minorth791.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 5:34 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
ParamariboThu 5:34 PM384 km239 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneThu 5:34 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nieuw NickerieThu 5:34 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamThu 4:34 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownThu 4:34 PM559 km348 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
LindenThu 4:34 PM611 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownThu 4:34 PM812 km504 miles438 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughThu 4:34 PM829 km515 miles448 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasThu 4:34 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
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