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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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 20:52:00 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: 84%

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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 1° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.84 meters/second, 1511.4 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.9"938.83 miwest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 minorth938.79 mi
24 hours11° 42' 15.8"757.19 mieast0° 08' 29.7"9.74 misouth757.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriTue 8:52 PM757 km470 miles409 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaTue 8:52 PM804 km499 miles434 nmSouth S
In SalahTue 9:52 PM811 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiameyTue 9:52 PM881 km547 miles476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 8:52 PM929 km577 miles502 nmSouth S
ArlitTue 9:52 PM939 km583 miles507 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoudougouTue 8:52 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaTue 8:52 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth S
BamakoTue 8:52 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmSouthwest SW
MarrakechTue 8:52 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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