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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 19:36:00 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: 48%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' North, Longitude: 28° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.03 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"981.90 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 minorth981.67 mi
24 hours11° 03' 45.7"747.06 mieast3° 12' 07.5"220.14 minorth774.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 6:36 PM572 km356 miles309 nmEast-northeast ENE
MindeloFri 6:36 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
DakarFri 7:36 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 7:36 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmEast E
BissauFri 7:36 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 7:36 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 7:36 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast E
FreetownFri 7:36 PM1699 km1055 miles917 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaFri 7:36 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaFri 4:36 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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