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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 19:46:00 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 19:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' North, Longitude: 30° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.99 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 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"981.81 miwest0° 08' 46.0"10.04 minorth981.58 mi
24 hours11° 03' 48.8"747.04 mieast3° 11' 50.9"219.82 minorth773.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 6:46 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNortheast NE
PraiaFri 6:46 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 7:46 PM1448 km899 miles782 nmEast E
BanjulFri 7:46 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmEast E
BissauFri 7:46 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 7:46 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 7:46 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmEast E
FreetownFri 7:46 PM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaFri 4:46 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonroviaFri 7:46 PM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmEast-southeast ESE
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