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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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 35' North
Longitude: 4° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.23 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 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"939.77 miwest0° 01' 39.9"1.91 misouth939.86 mi
24 hours11° 42' 51.4"758.72 mieast1° 06' 30.6"76.26 misouth765.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TindoufWed 10:52 PM871 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoutialaWed 9:52 PM915 km569 miles494 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 9:52 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouWed 9:52 PM960 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoWed 9:52 PM960 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SmaraWed 9:52 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorthwest NW
In SalahWed 10:52 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmNortheast NE
NiameyWed 10:52 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnWed 9:52 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorthwest NW
NouakchottWed 9:52 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest W
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