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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 22:30:00 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: 77%

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 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 36° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.90 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 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' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.8"943.44 miwest0° 02' 51.8"3.28 minorth943.30 mi
24 hours11° 36' 26.4"754.31 mieast0° 42' 55.2"49.21 minorth754.18 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 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 10:30 PM2124 km1319 miles1147 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 10:30 PM2183 km1356 miles1178 nmEast E
Ponta DelgadaMon 9:30 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulMon 10:30 PM2257 km1403 miles1219 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 7:30 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmSouthwest SW
BissauMon 10:30 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 10:30 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboMon 7:30 PM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 6:30 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmWest-southwest WSW

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