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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 = Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:30:00 PM.

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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: 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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 25° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.23 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 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' 12.2"950.97 miWest0° 06' 07.7"7.03 miNorth951.26 mi
24 hours14° 33' 17.3"962.08 miEast3° 00' 14.5"206.55 miNorth991.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 9:30 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorWed 9:30 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:30 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 9:30 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownWed 12:30 PM2120 km1317 miles1144 nmEast E
São Paulo *Wed 10:30 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Wed 10:30 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmWest W
BelémWed 9:30 AM3052 km1896 miles1648 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 12:30 PM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:30 PM3142 km1952 miles1697 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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