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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 39° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"943.39 miwest0° 02' 50.9"3.27 minorth943.25 mi
24 hours11° 36' 29.9"754.33 mieast0° 42' 32.6"48.78 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
PraiaMon 9:40 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 7:40 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 6:40 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ponta DelgadaMon 9:40 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboMon 7:40 PM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouthwest SW
DakarMon 10:40 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceMon 6:40 PM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmWest W
RoseauMon 6:40 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 6:40 PM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmWest W
CastriesMon 6:40 PM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmWest-southwest WSW

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