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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 03:46:00 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: 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 02' North, Longitude: 32° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"999.87 miwest0° 10' 55.9"12.52 misouth1000.11 mi
24 hours11° 09' 56.8"768.08 mieast4° 29' 58.7"309.18 misouth830.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaTue 12:46 AM1272 km791 miles687 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaTue 2:46 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNortheast NE
RecifeTue 12:46 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouth S
DakarTue 3:46 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 3:46 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémTue 12:46 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauTue 3:46 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryTue 3:46 AM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownTue 3:46 AM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmEast E
CayenneTue 12:46 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmWest W

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