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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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 31' North
Longitude: 22° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 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' 28.6"994.81 miwest0° 10' 13.2"11.71 minorth994.65 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.0"752.38 mieast3° 50' 07.3"263.63 minorth793.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 5:26 PM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth N
ZiguinchorThu 6:26 PM816 km507 miles441 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 6:26 PM838 km520 miles452 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 6:26 PM844 km525 miles456 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 6:26 PM847 km527 miles458 nmNortheast NE
DakarThu 6:26 PM877 km545 miles474 nmNortheast NE
ThièsThu 6:26 PM923 km574 miles498 nmNortheast NE
FarafenniThu 6:26 PM940 km584 miles507 nmNortheast NE
BokéThu 6:26 PM941 km585 miles508 nmEast-northeast ENE
BafatáThu 6:26 PM950 km591 miles513 nmEast-northeast ENE
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