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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: 90%

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 24° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.09 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.9"939.40 miwest0° 01' 28.2"1.69 misouth939.48 mi
24 hours11° 43' 02.9"758.62 mieast1° 01' 55.1"70.99 misouth764.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraWed 8:52 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FadaWed 8:52 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauWed 8:52 PM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirWed 10:52 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth S
AbéchéWed 8:52 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumWed 10:52 PM1005 km624 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-UbayyidWed 10:52 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSoutheast SE
Al JizahWed 9:52 PM1230 km765 miles664 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoWed 9:52 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaWed 9:52 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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