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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: 47%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 16:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' North, Longitude: 13° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.74 meters/second, 1583.1 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.2"983.50 miwest0° 08' 57.4"10.26 minorth983.28 mi
24 hours11° 02' 57.4"747.35 mieast3° 16' 47.0"225.47 minorth775.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaiduguriFri 5:44 PM31 km19 miles17 nmSouth S
NdjamenaFri 5:44 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast E
MarouaFri 5:44 PM207 km128 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
GarouaFri 5:44 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth S
MoussoroFri 5:44 PM395 km246 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
JalingoFri 5:44 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderFri 5:44 PM494 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoundouFri 5:44 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
KanoFri 5:44 PM510 km317 miles276 nmWest W
NgaoundéréFri 5:44 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth S

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