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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 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' North, Longitude: 59° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.49 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.35 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.0"980.69 miwest0° 08' 38.5"9.90 minorth980.45 mi
24 hours11° 04' 25.1"746.89 mieast3° 08' 34.5"216.08 minorth772.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownFri 5:44 PM51 km32 miles27 nmNorthwest NW
Vieux FortFri 5:44 PM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownFri 5:44 PM219 km136 miles118 nmWest W
CastriesFri 5:44 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughFri 5:44 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceFri 5:44 PM279 km173 miles151 nmNorthwest NW
Saint George'sFri 5:44 PM288 km179 miles155 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainFri 5:44 PM347 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
ChaguanasFri 5:44 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauFri 5:44 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
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