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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 6:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 67%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 8° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.10 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.92 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.5"955.11 miWest0° 05' 18.4"6.09 miNorth954.88 mi
24 hours11° 24' 17.0"749.81 miEast1° 43' 44.8"118.93 miNorth755.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezSun 7:36 PM144 km90 miles78 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitSun 7:36 PM144 km90 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderSun 7:36 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
MaradiSun 7:36 PM538 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoSun 7:36 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 7:36 PM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth S
KadunaSun 7:36 PM852 km529 miles460 nmSouth S
NiameySun 7:36 PM863 km536 miles466 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSun 7:36 PM962 km598 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroSun 7:36 PM980 km609 miles529 nmEast-southeast ESE

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