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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: 49%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 42° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.78 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.36 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"981.34 miwest0° 08' 42.8"9.98 minorth981.11 mi
24 hours11° 04' 03.7"746.98 mieast3° 10' 29.4"218.27 minorth773.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 5:34 PM1375 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboFri 5:34 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 5:34 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 4:34 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 4:34 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 5:34 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CastriesFri 4:34 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 4:34 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest W
KingstownFri 4:34 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
RoseauFri 4:34 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmWest W

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