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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 16:40:00 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: 66%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 36° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.8"956.10 miwest0° 05' 28.1"6.27 minorth955.87 mi
24 hours11° 23' 20.2"749.52 mieast1° 47' 46.1"123.54 minorth755.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanSun 7:40 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakfaSun 7:40 PM238 km148 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
KassalaSun 7:40 PM279 km174 miles151 nmSouth S
KerenSun 7:40 PM306 km190 miles165 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneySun 7:40 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth S
AsmaraSun 7:40 PM377 km234 miles203 nmSoutheast SE
MendeferaSun 7:40 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahSun 7:40 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahSun 7:40 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumSun 7:40 PM514 km319 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW

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