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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 4:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 19' North, Longitude: 38° 21' 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' 57.2"1004.96 miWest0° 11' 31.5"13.20 miSouth1005.09 mi
24 hours11° 18' 51.3"782.41 miEast4° 38' 09.6"318.53 miSouth844.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 1:56 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaWed 2:56 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeWed 1:56 AM1105 km686 miles596 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémWed 1:56 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 1:56 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 1:56 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboWed 1:56 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 2:56 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaWed 3:56 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownWed 12:56 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-northwest WNW

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