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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 20:52:00 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 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 22° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.07 meters/second, 1523.0 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 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' 46.9"946.08 miwest0° 03' 51.6"4.43 misouth946.28 mi
24 hours11° 37' 58.9"758.42 mieast1° 57' 52.4"135.12 misouth774.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 9:52 PM268 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauThu 9:52 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
KufraThu 9:52 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéThu 9:52 PM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirThu 11:52 PM741 km461 miles400 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroThu 9:52 PM887 km551 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
MongoThu 9:52 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 9:52 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumThu 11:52 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoThu 10:52 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmNortheast NE

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