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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 23' North, Longitude: 33° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.29 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 57.4"1004.94 miwest0° 11' 31.3"13.19 misouth1005.07 mi
24 hours11° 18' 40.2"782.18 mieast4° 38' 08.3"318.51 misouth844.45 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 2:36 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaWed 1:36 AM800 km497 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 1:36 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmSouth S
SalvadorWed 1:36 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémWed 1:36 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest W
PraiaWed 3:36 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
CayenneWed 1:36 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmWest W
BissauWed 4:36 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 4:36 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 4:36 AM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNortheast NE
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