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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 6:34:00 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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' North, Longitude: 24° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.72 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 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"994.69 miWest0° 10' 12.8"11.70 miNorth994.53 mi
24 hours10° 59' 50.9"752.29 miEast3° 49' 57.8"263.43 miNorth792.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 5:34 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth N
MindeloThu 5:34 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth N
ZiguinchorThu 6:34 PM973 km605 miles526 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaThu 6:34 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 6:34 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
DakarThu 6:34 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 6:34 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryThu 6:34 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmEast E
FreetownThu 6:34 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 6:34 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNortheast NE

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