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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: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 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° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.2"1002.98 miwest0° 11' 34.1"13.25 misouth1002.97 mi
24 hours11° 37' 15.9"802.57 mieast4° 32' 52.8"312.54 misouth858.79 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 AM840 km522 miles453 nmWest W
RecifeThu 1:46 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 1:46 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmWest W
FreetownThu 4:46 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorThu 1:46 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
ConakryThu 4:46 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 4:46 AM1892 km1175 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 4:46 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaThu 3:46 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth N
BanjulThu 4:46 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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