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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 18:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' North, Longitude: 11° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.7 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' 28.5"982.56 miwest0° 08' 51.1"10.14 minorth982.34 mi
24 hours11° 03' 25.3"747.17 mieast3° 14' 02.7"222.34 minorth774.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TambacoundaFri 6:26 PM306 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
KindiaFri 6:26 PM310 km193 miles168 nmSouthwest SW
GabúFri 6:26 PM324 km201 miles175 nmWest W
BamakoFri 6:26 PM355 km220 miles191 nmEast E
BokéFri 6:26 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
BafatáFri 6:26 PM371 km231 miles201 nmWest W
MakeniFri 6:26 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoiduFri 6:26 PM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth S
ConakryFri 6:26 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
BissauFri 6:26 PM475 km295 miles257 nmWest W
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