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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:36:00 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: 91%

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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 18° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.4"1004.88 miwest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 misouth1005.01 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.2"781.48 mieast4° 38' 04.2"318.43 misouth843.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownWed 3:36 AM995 km618 miles537 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 3:36 AM1048 km651 miles566 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 3:36 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 3:36 AM1198 km745 miles647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulWed 3:36 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorth N
DakarWed 3:36 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
PraiaWed 2:36 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroWed 3:36 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanWed 3:36 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoWed 3:36 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNortheast NE

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