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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 04:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 28' North
Longitude: 26° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.28 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' 57.9"1004.98 miwest0° 11' 30.9"13.19 misouth1005.11 mi
24 hours11° 18' 24.1"781.89 mieast4° 38' 06.5"318.50 misouth844.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 2:06 AM886 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 1:06 AM1408 km875 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 1:06 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 3:06 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 4:06 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 4:06 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 4:06 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 4:06 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 4:06 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 4:06 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmEast-northeast ENE
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