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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 18:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' North, Longitude: 5° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.00 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.8"968.35 miwest0° 07' 10.9"8.23 minorth968.10 mi
24 hours11° 12' 44.8"746.99 mieast2° 31' 07.4"173.20 minorth762.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoutialaSat 6:46 PM362 km225 miles195 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSat 6:46 PM362 km225 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoSat 6:46 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
KoudougouSat 6:46 PM472 km294 miles255 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoSat 6:46 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoSat 6:46 PM499 km310 miles270 nmSouth S
OuagadougouSat 6:46 PM523 km325 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
DoriSat 6:46 PM567 km352 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoSat 6:46 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaSat 6:46 PM703 km437 miles380 nmEast-southeast ESE
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