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 22:02:00 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||6° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 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"||939.80 mi||west||0° 01' 40.8"||1.93 mi||south||939.89 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 50.5"||758.73 mi||east||1° 06' 53.6"||76.70 mi||south||765.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Smara||Wed 10:02 PM||843 km||524 miles||455 nm|| NW|
|Bamako||Wed 10:02 PM||888 km||552 miles||480 nm|| S|
|Koutiala||Wed 10:02 PM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| S|
|El Aaiún||Wed 10:02 PM||975 km||606 miles||527 nm|| NW|
|Dakhla||Wed 10:02 PM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm|| WNW|
|Nouakchott||Wed 10:02 PM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm|| WSW|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 10:02 PM||1070 km||665 miles||578 nm|| SSE|
|Marrakech||Wed 10:02 PM||1229 km||764 miles||664 nm|| N|
|Niamey||Wed 11:02 PM||1230 km||764 miles||664 nm|| SE|
|Dakar||Wed 10:02 PM||1303 km||810 miles||704 nm|| WSW|
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