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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 5:44:00 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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' North, Longitude: 12° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 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"16.58 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.3"995.05 miWest0° 10' 15.3"11.75 miNorth994.90 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.4"752.58 miEast3° 51' 05.9"264.72 miNorth793.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakeniThu 5:44 PM54 km33 miles29 nmNorth N
BoThu 5:44 PM61 km38 miles33 nmSoutheast SE
KenemaThu 5:44 PM113 km70 miles61 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoiduThu 5:44 PM123 km77 miles66 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownThu 5:44 PM129 km80 miles70 nmWest W
KindiaThu 5:44 PM202 km125 miles109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ConakryThu 5:44 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaThu 5:44 PM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KakataThu 5:44 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSoutheast SE
GbarngaThu 5:44 PM326 km202 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE

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