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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: 90%

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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 09' North, Longitude: 50° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.32 meters/second, 1617.6 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' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.4"1005.01 miwest0° 11' 32.1"13.21 misouth1005.13 mi
24 hours11° 19' 19.8"783.01 mieast4° 38' 11.6"318.57 misouth845.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacapáWed 2:46 AM138 km86 miles74 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémWed 2:46 AM362 km225 miles195 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneWed 2:46 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SantarémWed 2:46 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 2:46 AM623 km387 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboWed 2:46 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieWed 2:46 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNorthwest NW
New AmsterdamWed 1:46 AM965 km600 miles521 nmNorthwest NW
LindenWed 1:46 AM1021 km635 miles552 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownWed 1:46 AM1060 km659 miles572 nmNorthwest NW
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