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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 9:42:00 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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' North, Longitude: 10° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.21 meters/second, 1523.6 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.78 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.4"946.40 miWest0° 03' 56.3"4.52 miSouth946.61 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.4"758.39 miEast1° 59' 40.1"137.18 miSouth775.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 10:42 PM288 km179 miles156 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezThu 10:42 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderThu 10:42 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
MaradiThu 10:42 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoThu 10:42 PM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth S
MoussoroThu 10:42 PM947 km588 miles511 nmSoutheast SE
Faya-LargeauThu 10:42 PM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E
NdjamenaThu 10:42 PM979 km608 miles529 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyThu 10:42 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 10:42 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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