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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: 77%

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 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 36° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 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' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.8"943.50 miwest0° 02' 51.6"3.28 minorth943.36 mi
24 hours11° 36' 26.9"754.36 mieast0° 42' 52.7"49.16 minorth754.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 9:30 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 10:30 PM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 10:30 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast E
Ponta DelgadaMon 9:30 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do HeroísmoMon 9:30 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulMon 10:30 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 7:30 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmSouthwest SW
BissauMon 10:30 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboMon 7:30 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnMon 10:30 PM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmEast-northeast ENE
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