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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: 76%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 27° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.5"943.70 miwest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 minorth943.56 mi
24 hours11° 36' 13.2"754.26 mieast0° 44' 18.5"50.80 minorth754.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 8:52 PM451 km280 miles244 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaMon 8:52 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 8:52 PM720 km447 miles389 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 9:52 PM1242 km772 miles670 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 9:52 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmEast E
BanjulMon 9:52 PM1391 km865 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 9:52 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 9:52 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 9:52 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSoutheast SE
Ponta DelgadaMon 8:52 PM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth N
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