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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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 20' North, Longitude: 36° 12' 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"1005.03 miwest0° 11' 31.4"13.20 misouth1005.15 mi
24 hours11° 18' 46.3"782.36 mieast4° 38' 09.0"318.54 misouth844.62 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 AM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaWed 2:46 AM716 km445 miles387 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeWed 1:46 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouth S
BelémWed 1:46 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 1:46 AM1602 km996 miles865 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 1:46 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaWed 3:46 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboWed 1:46 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 2:46 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownWed 12:46 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmWest-northwest WNW
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