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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 17:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' North, Longitude: 1° 33' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.9"982.94 miwest0° 08' 53.6"10.19 minorth982.71 mi
24 hours11° 03' 14.0"747.24 mieast3° 15' 08.1"223.58 minorth775.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuagadougouFri 5:46 PM13 km8 miles7 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoudougouFri 5:46 PM88 km55 miles48 nmWest W
OuahigouyaFri 5:46 PM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fada N'gourmaFri 5:46 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast E
DédougouFri 5:46 PM209 km130 miles113 nmWest W
DoriFri 5:46 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNortheast NE
MangoFri 5:46 PM305 km190 miles165 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoFri 5:46 PM321 km200 miles173 nmWest-southwest WSW
TamaleFri 5:46 PM325 km202 miles176 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatitingouFri 6:46 PM386 km240 miles209 nmSoutheast SE

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