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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 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 14' North
Longitude: 1° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.54 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.0"983.11 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth982.88 mi
24 hours11° 03' 11.1"747.31 mieast3° 15' 25.9"223.94 minorth775.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyFri 6:34 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouFri 5:34 PM285 km177 miles154 nmWest W
KaraFri 5:34 PM297 km185 miles160 nmSouth S
SokodéFri 5:34 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth S
ParakouFri 6:34 PM362 km225 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouFri 5:34 PM375 km233 miles203 nmWest W
TamaleFri 5:34 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
SokotoFri 6:34 PM461 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bobo-DioulassoFri 5:34 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest W
AbeokutaFri 6:34 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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