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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 84%

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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 04' South, Longitude: 7° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.51 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.4"1003.18 miwest0° 11' 34.7"13.26 misouth1003.18 mi
24 hours11° 36' 06.8"801.37 mieast4° 33' 27.7"313.18 misouth858.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San PédroThu 3:36 AM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 3:36 AM1012 km629 miles547 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 3:36 AM1095 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroThu 3:36 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 3:36 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 3:36 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 3:36 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownThu 3:36 AM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
ConakryThu 3:36 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoThu 4:36 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmNortheast NE
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