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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: 58%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 36' North
Longitude: 0° 28' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.2"968.60 miwest0° 07' 12.3"8.26 minorth968.36 mi
24 hours11° 12' 36.1"747.02 mieast2° 31' 42.9"173.89 minorth762.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameySat 7:26 PM360 km224 miles195 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouSat 6:26 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouSat 6:26 PM423 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bobo-DioulassoSat 6:26 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouthwest SW
KoutialaSat 6:26 PM647 km402 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
SokotoSat 7:26 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast-southeast ESE
TamaleSat 6:26 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth S
KaraSat 6:26 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SikassoSat 6:26 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
SokodéSat 6:26 PM751 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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