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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1:30:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 60' South, Longitude: 25° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.27 meters/second, 1556.2 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.11 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.8"966.78 miWest0° 08' 59.4"10.30 miNorth967.14 mi
24 hours14° 03' 19.1"943.41 miEast3° 59' 37.3"274.52 miNorth989.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 10:30 AM1229 km763 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 10:30 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 10:30 AM1835 km1141 miles991 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:30 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownThu 1:30 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmEast E
Brasilia *Thu 11:30 AM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 11:30 AM2473 km1536 miles1335 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 1:30 PM2764 km1718 miles1493 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:30 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémThu 10:30 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest-northwest WNW

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