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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 19:52:00 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: 95%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 36° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.90 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"945.70 miwest0° 03' 46.0"4.32 misouth945.90 mi
24 hours11° 38' 17.0"758.45 mieast1° 55' 42.6"132.64 misouth774.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanThu 10:52 PM62 km39 miles34 nmEast E
JeddahThu 10:52 PM338 km210 miles182 nmNortheast NE
MakkahThu 10:52 PM390 km242 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
KassalaThu 10:52 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
KerenThu 10:52 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyThu 10:52 PM498 km310 miles269 nmSouth S
AsmaraThu 10:52 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendeferaThu 10:52 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedinaThu 10:52 PM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhartoumThu 10:52 PM620 km385 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
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