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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 Monday, January 21, 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: 76%

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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 7° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.0"944.08 miwest0° 03' 02.7"3.49 minorth943.93 mi
24 hours11° 35' 42.8"754.00 mieast0° 47' 25.9"54.38 minorth754.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaMon 8:30 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamakoMon 8:30 PM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
TindoufMon 9:30 PM855 km531 miles462 nmNorth N
SmaraMon 8:30 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoutialaMon 8:30 PM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaMon 8:30 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottMon 8:30 PM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaMon 8:30 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
RossoMon 8:30 PM949 km590 miles513 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakhlaMon 8:30 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW
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