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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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 26' North
Longitude: 18° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.19 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.4"982.34 miwest0° 08' 49.1"10.10 minorth982.11 mi
24 hours11° 03' 34.3"747.17 mieast3° 13' 11.5"221.38 minorth774.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SerekundaFri 6:56 PM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 6:56 PM265 km165 miles143 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorFri 6:56 PM274 km170 miles148 nmEast E
DakarFri 6:56 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThièsFri 6:56 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 6:56 PM354 km220 miles191 nmEast E
FarafenniFri 6:56 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToubaFri 6:56 PM414 km257 miles224 nmNortheast NE
BafatáFri 6:56 PM450 km280 miles243 nmEast E
Saint-LouisFri 6:56 PM468 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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