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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 = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 8:42:00 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: 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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 24° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 423.04 meters/second, 1522.9 kilometres/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 46.8"946.02 miWest0° 03' 50.7"4.41 miSouth946.22 mi
24 hours11° 38' 01.9"758.43 miEast1° 57' 30.8"134.70 miSouth774.66 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 9:42 PM407 km253 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
KufraThu 9:42 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Faya-LargeauThu 9:42 PM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirThu 11:42 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSouth S
AbéchéThu 9:42 PM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidThu 11:42 PM931 km578 miles503 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumThu 11:42 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
AswanThu 10:42 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
NdjamenaThu 9:42 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouthwest SW
CairoThu 10:42 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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