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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 3:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' North, Longitude: 34° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.05 meters/second, 1609.4 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.67 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"999.93 miWest0° 10' 56.2"12.53 miSouth1000.17 mi
24 hours11° 09' 58.4"768.15 miEast4° 30' 04.7"309.29 miSouth830.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaTue 12:56 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeTue 12:56 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouth S
PraiaTue 2:56 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmNortheast NE
BelémTue 12:56 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 12:56 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 12:56 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth S
DakarTue 3:56 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 3:56 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 3:56 AM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboTue 12:56 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest W

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