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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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' North
Longitude: 21° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.7"939.97 miwest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 misouth940.07 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.7"758.74 mieast1° 09' 11.0"79.32 misouth765.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouWed 11:02 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast E
Santa MariaWed 10:02 PM469 km292 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloWed 10:02 PM561 km349 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottWed 11:02 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaWed 11:02 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaWed 10:02 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RossoWed 11:02 PM734 km456 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
DakarWed 11:02 PM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsWed 11:02 PM790 km491 miles426 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaWed 11:02 PM854 km531 miles461 nmSoutheast SE
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