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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: 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 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' North, Longitude: 62° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.37 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.3"975.93 miwest0° 08' 27.2"9.69 misouth976.28 mi
24 hours11° 16' 20.7"757.32 mieast3° 40' 27.0"252.55 misouth803.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstownSun 12:18 AM180 km112 miles97 nmEast-southeast ESE
CastriesSun 12:18 AM193 km120 miles104 nmEast E
Vieux FortSun 12:18 AM194 km121 miles105 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:18 AM202 km126 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint George'sSun 12:18 AM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RoseauSun 12:18 AM223 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:18 AM268 km166 miles145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-à-PitreSun 12:18 AM301 km187 miles162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BradesSun 12:18 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth N
BridgetownSun 12:18 AM348 km216 miles188 nmEast-southeast ESE
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