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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, February 1, 2013 at 5:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 75%

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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 00' South, Longitude: 26° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.26 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.56 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.1"993.61 miWest0° 11' 01.4"12.62 miSouth993.47 mi
24 hours12° 06' 49.5"829.78 miEast4° 12' 34.9"289.33 miSouth874.02 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 NoronhaFri 3:40 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 2:40 AM976 km606 miles527 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 2:40 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 2:40 AM1468 km912 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 5:40 AM2312 km1437 miles1249 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 5:40 AM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 5:40 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 5:40 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:40 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouthwest SW
BissauFri 5:40 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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