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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 22:52:00 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 18° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.7"939.88 miwest0° 01' 45.7"2.02 misouth939.97 mi
24 hours11° 42' 45.0"758.69 mieast1° 08' 45.7"78.83 misouth765.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouWed 10:52 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottWed 10:52 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaWed 10:52 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
RossoWed 10:52 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisWed 10:52 PM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaWed 9:52 PM630 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsWed 10:52 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakarWed 10:52 PM664 km413 miles359 nmSouth S
ToubaWed 10:52 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cape BojadorWed 10:52 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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