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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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' North, Longitude: 22° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.75 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 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 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.5"994.82 miwest0° 10' 13.3"11.71 minorth994.67 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.0"752.40 mieast3° 50' 10.0"263.68 minorth793.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 5:24 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZiguinchorThu 6:24 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 6:24 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaThu 6:24 PM799 km496 miles431 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 6:24 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNortheast NE
DakarThu 6:24 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNortheast NE
ThièsThu 6:24 PM890 km553 miles480 nmNortheast NE
BokéThu 6:24 PM890 km553 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE
FarafenniThu 6:24 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
BafatáThu 6:24 PM903 km561 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
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