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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' North, Longitude: 0° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 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"983.03 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth982.81 mi
24 hours11° 03' 11.2"747.26 mieast3° 15' 24.3"223.90 minorth775.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fada N'gourmaFri 5:36 PM60 km37 miles32 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiameyFri 6:36 PM195 km121 miles106 nmNortheast NE
MangoFri 5:36 PM212 km132 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NatitingouFri 6:36 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriFri 5:36 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandiFri 6:36 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouFri 5:36 PM261 km162 miles141 nmWest W
DjougouFri 6:36 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KaraFri 5:36 PM299 km186 miles162 nmSouth S
KoudougouFri 5:36 PM352 km219 miles190 nmWest W
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