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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 9:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 68%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' North, Longitude: 35° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.41 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.90 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"953.57 miWest0° 05' 03.2"5.79 miNorth953.36 mi
24 hours11° 25' 46.3"750.29 miEast1° 37' 18.8"111.56 miNorth754.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 8:40 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 9:40 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 9:40 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmEast E
BanjulSun 9:40 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 9:40 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 6:40 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSouthwest SW
Ponta DelgadaSun 8:40 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 6:40 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmSouth S
ParamariboSun 6:40 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmWest-southwest WSW
El AaiúnSun 9:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE

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