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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 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 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° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.44 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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"944.65 miwest0° 05' 21.3"6.14 misouth944.42 mi
24 hours14° 02' 17.5"919.28 mieast1° 34' 04.5"107.85 misouth921.21 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 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 4:44 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 4:44 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:44 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:44 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaMon 7:44 AM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 5:44 AM3051 km1896 miles1648 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 7:44 AM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 7:44 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 7:44 AM3142 km1952 miles1697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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