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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 04:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' South, Longitude: 24° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.40 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.2"1002.92 miwest0° 11' 34.1"13.25 misouth1002.91 mi
24 hours11° 37' 14.9"802.50 mieast4° 32' 53.4"312.53 misouth858.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 2:46 AM870 km540 miles470 nmWest W
RecifeThu 1:46 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 1:46 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest W
FreetownThu 4:46 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 4:46 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorThu 1:46 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaThu 4:46 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 4:46 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaThu 3:46 AM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmNorth N
BanjulThu 4:46 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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