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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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 15' North
Longitude: 1° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.49 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 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' 28.9"983.01 miwest0° 08' 53.6"10.19 minorth982.79 mi
24 hours11° 03' 13.8"747.29 mieast3° 15' 09.6"223.63 minorth775.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuagadougouFri 5:44 PM24 km15 miles13 nmWest-northwest WNW
KoudougouFri 5:44 PM112 km69 miles60 nmWest W
TamaleFri 5:44 PM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoFri 5:44 PM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiameyFri 6:44 PM399 km248 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
KaraFri 5:44 PM408 km253 miles220 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaFri 5:44 PM449 km279 miles243 nmWest W
SokodéFri 5:44 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoFri 5:44 PM484 km301 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParakouFri 6:44 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
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