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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 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 23' North, Longitude: 9° 55' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.3"995.11 miwest0° 10' 15.7"11.76 minorth994.96 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.7"752.63 mieast3° 51' 17.8"264.95 minorth793.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoiduThu 5:34 PM121 km75 miles65 nmWest-northwest WNW
NzérékoréThu 5:34 PM139 km86 miles75 nmEast-southeast ESE
KenemaThu 5:34 PM151 km94 miles82 nmWest-southwest WSW
GbarngaThu 5:34 PM160 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BoThu 5:34 PM206 km128 miles111 nmWest-southwest WSW
KakataThu 5:34 PM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakeniThu 5:34 PM241 km150 miles130 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 5:34 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManThu 5:34 PM281 km175 miles152 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownThu 5:34 PM366 km228 miles198 nmWest W

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