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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 28, 2013 at 03:38:00 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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' North, Longitude: 41° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.33 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 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"989.31 miwest0° 09' 52.6"11.31 misouth989.63 mi
24 hours11° 10' 09.9"760.37 mieast4° 10' 00.1"286.34 misouth816.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:38 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:38 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:38 AM1552 km965 miles838 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 12:38 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSun 11:38 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 11:38 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest W
PraiaMon 2:38 AM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmEast-northeast ENE
CastriesSun 11:38 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 11:38 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:38 PM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmWest-northwest WNW
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