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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 8:52:00 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 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 10° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 kilometres/hour, 939.9 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"939.55 miWest0° 01' 34.0"1.80 miSouth939.63 mi
24 hours11° 42' 57.7"758.65 miEast1° 04' 10.4"73.57 miSouth764.80 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 9:52 PM377 km234 miles204 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezWed 9:52 PM477 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TamanrassetWed 9:52 PM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderWed 9:52 PM768 km477 miles415 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SabhaWed 9:52 PM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaradiWed 9:52 PM862 km536 miles466 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauWed 9:52 PM962 km598 miles520 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoWed 9:52 PM975 km606 miles527 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 9:52 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyWed 9:52 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmSouthwest SW

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