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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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Map notes

  • 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: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 6° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 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"939.73 miwest0° 01' 40.8"1.93 misouth939.82 mi
24 hours11° 42' 50.5"758.67 mieast1° 06' 51.1"76.64 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
TidjikjaWed 10:02 PM561 km348 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
TindoufWed 11:02 PM801 km498 miles432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SmaraWed 10:02 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNorthwest NW
OuahigouyaWed 10:02 PM891 km554 miles481 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoWed 10:02 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth S
KoutialaWed 10:02 PM915 km568 miles494 nmSouth S
El AaiúnWed 10:02 PM994 km618 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
DoriWed 10:02 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmSoutheast SE
Cape BojadorWed 10:02 PM1018 km632 miles550 nmNorthwest NW
NouakchottWed 10:02 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmWest-southwest WSW
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