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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: 96%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' North, Longitude: 15° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"999.47 miwest0° 10' 53.4"12.47 misouth999.72 mi
24 hours11° 09' 46.6"767.58 mieast4° 29' 16.6"308.38 misouth829.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownTue 2:36 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 2:36 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoTue 2:36 AM467 km290 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniTue 2:36 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNortheast NE
KindiaTue 2:36 AM517 km322 miles279 nmNortheast NE
KenemaTue 2:36 AM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaTue 2:36 AM531 km330 miles286 nmEast E
BokéTue 2:36 AM538 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduTue 2:36 AM575 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
KakataTue 2:36 AM582 km361 miles314 nmEast E

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