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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: 38%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' North, Longitude: 7° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.94 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.2"995.25 miwest0° 10' 16.3"11.77 minorth995.10 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.8"752.74 mieast3° 51' 31.3"265.23 minorth794.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManThu 5:24 PM104 km64 miles56 nmSouth S
NzérékoréThu 5:24 PM161 km100 miles87 nmWest-southwest WSW
DaloaThu 5:24 PM199 km124 miles107 nmSoutheast SE
KorhogoThu 5:24 PM239 km148 miles129 nmEast-northeast ENE
GbarngaThu 5:24 PM265 km165 miles143 nmSouthwest SW
BouakéThu 5:24 PM280 km174 miles151 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroThu 5:24 PM297 km184 miles160 nmSoutheast SE
DabakalaThu 5:24 PM337 km209 miles182 nmEast E
DivoThu 5:24 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
KakataThu 5:24 PM374 km233 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
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