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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' North, Longitude: 41° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.32 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.8"989.37 miwest0° 09' 52.6"11.31 misouth989.69 mi
24 hours11° 10' 09.9"760.42 mieast4° 09' 59.1"286.35 misouth816.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:36 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:36 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:36 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 12:36 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSun 11:36 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 11:36 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmWest W
PraiaMon 2:36 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmEast-northeast ENE
CastriesSun 11:36 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 12:36 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KingstownSun 11:36 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmWest W
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