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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 9:42:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 13° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"938.75 miWest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 miNorth938.72 mi
24 hours11° 42' 23.3"757.27 miEast0° 10' 26.0"11.96 miSouth757.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaTue 9:42 PM321 km200 miles173 nmSoutheast SE
NouadhibouTue 9:42 PM378 km235 miles204 nmWest W
NouakchottTue 9:42 PM402 km250 miles217 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaTue 9:42 PM416 km258 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
RossoTue 9:42 PM535 km332 miles289 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape BojadorTue 9:42 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth N
Saint-LouisTue 9:42 PM619 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SmaraTue 9:42 PM685 km425 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToubaTue 9:42 PM704 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnTue 9:42 PM707 km440 miles382 nmNorth N

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