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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 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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
DoriWed 9:42 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaWed 9:42 PM778 km484 miles420 nmSouth S
In SalahWed 10:42 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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
Fada N'gourmaWed 9:42 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaWed 9:42 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TindoufWed 10:42 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorthwest NW
ArlitWed 10:42 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmEast E
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