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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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 37' North
Longitude: 12° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.15 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"939.59 miwest0° 01' 33.1"1.78 misouth939.67 mi
24 hours11° 42' 58.5"758.70 mieast1° 03' 49.9"73.19 misouth764.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 9:42 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderWed 9:42 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiWed 9:42 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 9:42 PM979 km609 miles529 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoWed 9:42 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyWed 9:42 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliWed 9:42 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorth N
AbujaWed 9:42 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VallettaWed 9:42 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth N
OuagadougouWed 8:42 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmWest-southwest WSW
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