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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 21:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 0° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.20 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"939.65 miwest0° 01' 37.9"1.87 misouth939.74 mi
24 hours11° 42' 53.7"758.66 mieast1° 05' 42.3"75.33 misouth765.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitWed 10:32 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
DoriWed 9:32 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth S
In SalahWed 10:32 PM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiameyWed 10:32 PM798 km496 miles431 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaWed 9:32 PM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezWed 10:32 PM865 km538 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouWed 9:32 PM942 km585 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaWed 9:32 PM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 9:32 PM981 km610 miles530 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 10:32 PM1264 km786 miles683 nmSoutheast SE

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