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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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 21° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.16 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 11.9"950.83 miwest0° 06' 05.6"6.99 minorth951.11 mi
24 hours14° 33' 32.3"962.21 mieast2° 59' 30.1"205.70 minorth991.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:14 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmEast E
RecifeWed 9:14 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorWed 9:14 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:14 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 9:14 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Wed 10:14 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Wed 10:14 AM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmWest W
MonroviaWed 12:14 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:14 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 12:14 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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