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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 33' North
Longitude: 24° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.71 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.4 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"994.73 miwest0° 10' 12.7"11.70 minorth994.58 mi
24 hours10° 59' 50.9"752.33 mieast3° 49' 53.6"263.37 minorth793.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 5:36 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MindeloThu 5:36 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
DakarThu 6:36 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 6:36 PM1062 km660 miles574 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 6:36 PM1088 km676 miles588 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryThu 6:36 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast E
FreetownThu 6:36 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 6:36 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 6:36 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmEast E
BamakoThu 6:36 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-northeast ENE
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