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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: 48%

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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 13' North, Longitude: 3° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.0"983.18 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 minorth982.96 mi
24 hours11° 03' 08.9"747.32 mieast3° 15' 38.9"224.19 minorth775.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KandiFri 6:26 PM120 km75 miles65 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 6:26 PM175 km109 miles94 nmNorthwest NW
SokotoFri 6:26 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-northeast ENE
NatitingouFri 6:26 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaFri 5:26 PM292 km181 miles157 nmWest W
DjougouFri 6:26 PM315 km195 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParakouFri 6:26 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth S
MangoFri 5:26 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
KaraFri 5:26 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
DoriFri 5:26 PM388 km241 miles209 nmWest-northwest WNW
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