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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 17, 2013 at 5:36:00 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: 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 23' North, Longitude: 10° 08' 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' 28.3"995.10 miWest0° 10' 15.7"11.75 miNorth994.95 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.6"752.63 miEast3° 51' 16.6"264.93 miNorth793.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoiduThu 5:36 PM98 km61 miles53 nmWest-northwest WNW
KenemaThu 5:36 PM130 km81 miles70 nmWest-southwest WSW
NzérékoréThu 5:36 PM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
GbarngaThu 5:36 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BoThu 5:36 PM183 km114 miles99 nmWest-southwest WSW
KakataThu 5:36 PM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth S
MakeniThu 5:36 PM218 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 5:36 PM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManThu 5:36 PM303 km188 miles164 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownThu 5:36 PM343 km213 miles185 nmWest W

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