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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 22:02:00 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 18° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.79 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.0"938.73 miwest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 minorth938.69 mi
24 hours11° 42' 26.1"757.30 mieast0° 11' 12.6"12.85 misouth757.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouTue 10:02 PM127 km79 miles69 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 10:02 PM381 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaTue 10:02 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNortheast NE
RossoTue 10:02 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisTue 10:02 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaTue 9:02 PM675 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsTue 10:02 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakarTue 10:02 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth S
ToubaTue 10:02 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cape BojadorTue 10:02 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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