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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 = Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 6:56:00 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: 53%

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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 01' South, Longitude: 19° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.75 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.02 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 27' 14.0"961.06 miWest0° 07' 57.0"9.11 miSouth960.78 mi
24 hours13° 25' 31.5"892.70 miEast2° 43' 17.8"187.16 miSouth905.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 6:56 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmEast E
RecifeSun 3:56 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 3:56 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:56 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:56 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 6:56 AM2650 km1646 miles1431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 6:56 AM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 6:56 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 6:56 AM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Sun 4:56 AM2956 km1836 miles1596 nmWest-southwest WSW

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