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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: 85%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' South, Longitude: 11° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.63 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.9"1003.45 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1003.46 mi
24 hours11° 34' 52.8"800.13 mieast4° 34' 03.3"313.86 misouth857.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DolisieThu 3:18 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
Pointe-NoireThu 3:18 AM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FrancevilleThu 3:18 AM294 km183 miles159 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaThu 3:18 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port-GentilThu 3:18 AM355 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
LibrevilleThu 3:18 AM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AconibeThu 3:18 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleThu 3:18 AM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaThu 3:18 AM485 km301 miles262 nmEast-southeast ESE
BataThu 3:18 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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