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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:12:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 8° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.25 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:

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"939.76 miWest0° 01' 41.7"1.94 miSouth939.85 mi
24 hours11° 42' 49.4"758.68 miEast1° 07' 13.9"77.08 miSouth765.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaWed 10:12 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraWed 10:12 PM736 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottWed 10:12 PM788 km490 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
TindoufWed 11:12 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth N
DakhlaWed 10:12 PM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cape BojadorWed 10:12 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
NouadhibouWed 10:12 PM842 km523 miles455 nmWest W
El AaiúnWed 10:12 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RossoWed 10:12 PM852 km529 miles460 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamakoWed 10:12 PM884 km550 miles478 nmSouth S

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