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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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 17° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.43 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.75 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.9"944.71 miwest0° 05' 21.1"6.14 misouth944.47 mi
24 hours14° 02' 18.9"919.36 mieast1° 34' 01.1"107.79 misouth921.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 7:44 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 4:44 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 4:44 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:44 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:44 AM2799 km1739 miles1512 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaMon 7:44 AM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 5:44 AM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 7:44 AM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 7:44 AM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 7:44 AM3155 km1960 miles1704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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