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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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' North, Longitude: 9° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.36 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.6"982.71 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 minorth982.49 mi
24 hours11° 03' 22.8"747.24 mieast3° 14' 17.1"222.63 minorth774.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoFri 6:16 PM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-northeast ENE
SikassoFri 6:16 PM389 km242 miles210 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoutialaFri 6:16 PM394 km245 miles213 nmEast E
KoiduFri 6:16 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KindiaFri 6:16 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
KorhogoFri 6:16 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
MakeniFri 6:16 PM500 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
NzérékoréFri 6:16 PM508 km315 miles274 nmSouth S
TambacoundaFri 6:16 PM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bobo-DioulassoFri 6:16 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-southeast ESE
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