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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 20:40:00 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: 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 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' North, Longitude: 21° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 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' 40.9"954.07 miwest0° 05' 08.2"5.89 minorth953.85 mi
24 hours11° 25' 17.3"750.13 mieast1° 39' 25.2"113.97 minorth755.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaSun 7:40 PM247 km153 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
MindeloSun 7:40 PM410 km255 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSun 7:40 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouSun 8:40 PM545 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 8:40 PM577 km358 miles312 nmEast E
Saint-LouisSun 8:40 PM582 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 8:40 PM587 km365 miles317 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSun 8:40 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSun 8:40 PM630 km391 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaSun 8:40 PM704 km438 miles380 nmEast-southeast ESE

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