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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 04:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 05' North, Longitude: 54° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.52 meters/second, 1593.1 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.4"989.83 miwest0° 09' 55.2"11.37 misouth990.14 mi
24 hours11° 10' 02.0"760.60 mieast4° 10' 53.7"287.39 misouth817.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboMon 1:28 AM484 km301 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 1:28 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth S
Nieuw NickerieMon 1:28 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamMon 12:28 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownMon 12:28 AM569 km354 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneMon 1:28 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LindenMon 12:28 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 12:28 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
ScarboroughMon 12:28 AM729 km453 miles393 nmWest W
ChaguanasMon 12:28 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest W
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