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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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 21' North, Longitude: 35° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 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' 57.3"1004.95 miwest0° 11' 31.4"13.20 misouth1005.08 mi
24 hours11° 18' 45.7"782.29 mieast4° 38' 08.9"318.52 misouth844.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 1:46 AM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaWed 2:46 AM699 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeWed 1:46 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmSouth S
BelémWed 1:46 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 1:46 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 1:46 AM1866 km1159 miles1008 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaWed 3:46 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboWed 1:46 AM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 2:46 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmSouthwest SW
DakarWed 4:46 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmNortheast NE
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