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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' North, Longitude: 43° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.0"989.38 miwest0° 09' 52.9"11.32 misouth989.70 mi
24 hours11° 10' 08.5"760.39 mieast4° 10' 08.5"286.50 misouth816.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:46 AM1114 km692 miles601 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 12:46 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:46 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSun 11:46 PM1633 km1014 miles882 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 12:46 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownSun 11:46 PM1761 km1095 miles951 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesSun 11:46 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 11:46 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:46 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:46 PM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmWest W

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