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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 18, 2013 at 6:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 26' North, Longitude: 18° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.20 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.5 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 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.4"982.28 miWest0° 08' 49.1"10.11 miNorth982.05 mi
24 hours11° 03' 34.1"747.12 miEast3° 13' 13.4"221.40 miNorth774.42 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 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 6:56 PM239 km149 miles129 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorFri 6:56 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast E
DakarFri 6:56 PM274 km171 miles148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThièsFri 6:56 PM313 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 6:56 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast E
FarafenniFri 6:56 PM341 km212 miles184 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToubaFri 6:56 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNortheast NE
BafatáFri 6:56 PM421 km262 miles227 nmEast E
Saint-LouisFri 6:56 PM453 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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