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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 17:44:00 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: 57%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 9° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.27 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.9"968.96 miwest0° 07' 15.4"8.32 minorth968.71 mi
24 hours11° 12' 16.5"746.92 mieast2° 33' 03.8"175.43 minorth762.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderSat 6:44 PM216 km134 miles117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezSat 6:44 PM268 km167 miles145 nmNorthwest NW
MaradiSat 6:44 PM382 km237 miles206 nmSouthwest SW
KanoSat 6:44 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitSat 6:44 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
MaiduguriSat 6:44 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
ZariaSat 6:44 PM551 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoSat 6:44 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaSat 6:44 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaSat 6:44 PM664 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE

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