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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 20:42:00 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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 24° 32' 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
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.

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
Kharga OasisThu 10:42 PM899 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
Al-UbayyidThu 11:42 PM931 km578 miles503 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumThu 11:42 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaThu 9:42 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahThu 10:42 PM1340 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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