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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 6:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' North, Longitude: 22° 15' 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' 28.6"994.74 miWest0° 10' 13.2"11.71 miNorth994.59 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.0"752.34 miEast3° 50' 08.8"263.64 miNorth793.11 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 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth N
ZiguinchorThu 6:26 PM792 km492 miles428 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 6:26 PM816 km507 miles440 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 6:26 PM818 km508 miles442 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 6:26 PM825 km513 miles446 nmNortheast NE
DakarThu 6:26 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
ThièsThu 6:26 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
BokéThu 6:26 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE
FarafenniThu 6:26 PM916 km569 miles495 nmNortheast NE
BafatáThu 6:26 PM924 km574 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE

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