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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 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 10° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"939.55 miwest0° 01' 34.0"1.80 misouth939.63 mi
24 hours11° 42' 57.5"758.65 mieast1° 04' 13.0"73.62 misouth764.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitWed 9:52 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezWed 9:52 PM462 km287 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderWed 9:52 PM763 km474 miles412 nmSouth S
MaradiWed 9:52 PM851 km529 miles460 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 9:52 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauWed 9:52 PM989 km615 miles534 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaWed 9:52 PM1079 km670 miles582 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyWed 9:52 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaWed 9:52 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliWed 9:52 PM1394 km866 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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