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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: 91%
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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 30' North
Longitude: 24° 05' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.0"1004.97 miwest0° 11' 30.8"13.18 misouth1005.10 mi
24 hours11° 18' 18.6"781.78 mieast4° 38' 05.8"318.48 misouth844.14 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 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 3:56 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 3:56 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmNortheast NE
PraiaWed 2:56 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorth N
BanjulWed 3:56 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 3:56 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeWed 12:56 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmSouthwest SW
DakarWed 3:56 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 12:56 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottWed 3:56 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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