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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 20:30:00 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: 68%

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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 19° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.0"954.15 miwest0° 05' 09.0"5.90 minorth953.93 mi
24 hours11° 25' 12.4"750.11 mieast1° 39' 46.2"114.37 minorth755.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottSun 8:30 PM321 km200 miles173 nmEast E
NouadhibouSun 8:30 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisSun 8:30 PM366 km228 miles198 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSun 8:30 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 8:30 PM435 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsSun 8:30 PM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaSun 7:30 PM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToubaSun 8:30 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
SerekundaSun 8:30 PM593 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanjulSun 8:30 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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