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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 = Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 8:42:00 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: 90%

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 12° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 420.14 meters/second, 1512.5 kilometres/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"939.52 miWest0° 01' 33.0"1.78 miSouth939.60 mi
24 hours11° 42' 58.6"758.64 miEast1° 03' 47.5"73.14 miSouth764.74 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitWed 9:42 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezWed 9:42 PM649 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauWed 9:42 PM725 km451 miles392 nmEast-southeast ESE
SabhaWed 9:42 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TamanrassetWed 9:42 PM791 km492 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderWed 9:42 PM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 9:42 PM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiWed 9:42 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 9:42 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliWed 9:42 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth N

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