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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 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 00' North
Longitude: 35° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 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"1000.00 miwest0° 10' 56.2"12.53 misouth1000.25 mi
24 hours11° 09' 58.5"768.21 mieast4° 30' 05.4"309.32 misouth830.35 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 AM1140 km708 miles616 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeTue 12:56 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth S
PraiaTue 2:56 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmNortheast NE
BelémTue 12:56 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 12:56 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 12:56 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSouth S
DakarTue 3:56 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboTue 12:56 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmWest W
BanjulTue 3:56 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 3:56 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmEast-northeast ENE
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