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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 02:38:00 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: 100%

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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' North, Longitude: 38° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.92 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.6"974.93 miwest0° 08' 20.4"9.56 misouth975.27 mi
24 hours11° 16' 56.5"757.23 mieast3° 37' 59.1"249.74 misouth802.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 1:38 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmEast E
CayenneSat 11:38 PM1816 km1129 miles981 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 11:38 PM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth S
BelémSat 11:38 PM2033 km1263 miles1097 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 11:38 PM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarSun 2:38 AM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmEast E
BridgetownSat 10:38 PM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 10:38 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulSun 2:38 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmEast E
CastriesSat 10:38 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmWest W

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