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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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 21:52:00 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: 76%

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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 27° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.5"943.64 miwest0° 02' 55.2"3.35 minorth943.50 mi
24 hours11° 36' 12.7"754.21 mieast0° 44' 21.1"50.85 minorth754.13 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 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaMon 8:52 PM611 km379 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 8:52 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 9:52 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 9:52 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmEast E
BanjulMon 9:52 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 9:52 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnMon 9:52 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 9:52 PM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmSoutheast SE
Ponta DelgadaMon 8:52 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNorth N

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