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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 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"939.75 miwest0° 01' 39.0"1.89 misouth939.83 mi
24 hours11° 42' 52.6"758.72 mieast1° 06' 07.8"75.82 misouth765.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyWed 10:42 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouWed 9:42 PM912 km567 miles492 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 9:42 PM925 km575 miles499 nmSouth S
KoutialaWed 9:42 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoWed 9:42 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnWed 9:42 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorthwest NW
MarrakechWed 9:42 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoWed 10:42 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottWed 9:42 PM1497 km930 miles809 nmWest W
FesWed 9:42 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmNorth N

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