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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 17:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 38%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 22' North, Longitude: 9° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.91 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 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"995.12 miwest0° 10' 15.7"11.76 minorth994.97 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.7"752.64 mieast3° 51' 19.3"264.98 minorth793.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NzérékoréThu 5:34 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSoutheast SE
KoiduThu 5:34 PM150 km93 miles81 nmWest-northwest WNW
GbarngaThu 5:34 PM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth S
KenemaThu 5:34 PM179 km111 miles97 nmWest-southwest WSW
KakataThu 5:34 PM218 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BoThu 5:34 PM235 km146 miles127 nmWest W
ManThu 5:34 PM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 5:34 PM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakeniThu 5:34 PM270 km168 miles146 nmWest-northwest WNW
DaloaThu 5:34 PM389 km242 miles210 nmEast-southeast ESE
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