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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: 95%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 24° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.04 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.8"946.03 miwest0° 03' 50.8"4.41 misouth946.22 mi
24 hours11° 38' 01.6"758.43 mieast1° 57' 33.2"134.75 misouth774.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 9:42 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
KufraThu 9:42 PM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth N
Faya-LargeauThu 9:42 PM573 km356 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirThu 11:42 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth S
AbéchéThu 9:42 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidThu 11:42 PM950 km590 miles513 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumThu 11:42 PM981 km610 miles530 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoThu 9:42 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 9:42 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahThu 10:42 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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