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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 21:42:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||1° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.22 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.6"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 01.6"||0.03 mi||south||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.8"||939.75 mi||west||0° 01' 39.0"||1.89 mi||south||939.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 52.6"||758.72 mi||east||1° 06' 07.8"||75.82 mi||south||765.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Wed 10:42 PM||896 km||557 miles||484 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 9:42 PM||912 km||567 miles||492 nm|| S|
|Koudougou||Wed 9:42 PM||925 km||575 miles||499 nm|| S|
|Koutiala||Wed 9:42 PM||982 km||610 miles||530 nm|| SSW|
|Bamako||Wed 9:42 PM||1090 km||677 miles||588 nm|| SW|
|El Aaiún||Wed 9:42 PM||1354 km||841 miles||731 nm|| NW|
|Marrakech||Wed 9:42 PM||1362 km||846 miles||735 nm|| NNW|
|Kano||Wed 10:42 PM||1469 km||913 miles||793 nm|| SE|
|Nouakchott||Wed 9:42 PM||1497 km||930 miles||809 nm|| W|
|Fes||Wed 9:42 PM||1519 km||944 miles||820 nm|| N|
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