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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 24° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.01 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.7"943.76 miwest0° 02' 56.3"3.37 minorth943.62 mi
24 hours11° 36' 08.8"754.23 mieast0° 44' 45.6"51.32 minorth754.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 8:40 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth S
Santa MariaMon 8:40 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaMon 8:40 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouMon 9:40 PM816 km507 miles440 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 9:40 PM952 km592 miles514 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 9:40 PM981 km610 miles530 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaMon 9:40 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsMon 9:40 PM1016 km631 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulMon 9:40 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmSoutheast SE
BissauMon 9:40 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmSoutheast SE
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