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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 03:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 30' North, Longitude: 23° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 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' 58.0"1004.90 miwest0° 11' 30.7"13.18 misouth1005.03 mi
24 hours11° 18' 18.0"781.71 mieast4° 38' 05.6"318.46 misouth844.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownWed 3:56 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 3:56 AM1427 km886 miles770 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 3:56 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmNortheast NE
PraiaWed 2:56 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
MonroviaWed 3:56 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 3:56 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarWed 3:56 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeWed 12:56 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 12:56 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottWed 3:56 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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