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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 21:40:00 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: 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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 24° 32' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.9"943.70 miwest0° 02' 56.4"3.37 minorth943.56 mi
24 hours11° 36' 08.5"754.18 mieast0° 44' 48.1"51.37 minorth754.12 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 PM351 km218 miles189 nmSouth S
Santa MariaMon 8:40 PM416 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaMon 8:40 PM575 km357 miles311 nmSouth S
NouadhibouMon 9:40 PM788 km490 miles425 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 9:40 PM925 km575 miles499 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 9:40 PM958 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaMon 9:40 PM976 km607 miles527 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsMon 9:40 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 9:40 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulMon 9:40 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSoutheast SE

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