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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 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: 58%

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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' North, Longitude: 0° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.08 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.2"968.55 miwest0° 07' 12.3"8.26 minorth968.30 mi
24 hours11° 12' 35.6"746.96 mieast2° 31' 45.0"173.92 minorth762.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriSat 6:26 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSat 6:26 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
NiameySat 7:26 PM338 km210 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouSat 6:26 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaSat 6:26 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth S
KoudougouSat 6:26 PM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoSat 6:26 PM583 km363 miles315 nmSouth S
KandiSat 7:26 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
NatitingouSat 7:26 PM609 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoSat 7:26 PM649 km403 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
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