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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 9:42:00 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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 1° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 420.21 meters/second, 1512.8 kilometres/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 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"15.67 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"939.68 miWest0° 01' 38.8"1.89 miSouth939.76 mi
24 hours11° 42' 52.6"758.67 miEast1° 06' 05.1"75.77 miSouth765.11 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
TimbuktuWed 9:42 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaWed 9:42 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth S
TamanrassetWed 10:42 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast-northeast ENE
NiameyWed 10:42 PM883 km548 miles477 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouWed 9:42 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 9:42 PM926 km576 miles500 nmSouth S
ArlitWed 10:42 PM975 km606 miles526 nmEast E
KoutialaWed 9:42 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoWed 9:42 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
MarrakechWed 9:42 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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