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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 22:12:00 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 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 2° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.30 meters/second, 1523.9 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.6"946.60 miwest0° 03' 59.1"4.57 misouth946.80 mi
24 hours11° 37' 34.0"758.37 mieast2° 00' 44.7"138.41 misouth775.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 11:12 PM494 km307 miles267 nmEast E
AgadezThu 11:12 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyThu 11:12 PM662 km411 miles357 nmSouth S
DoriThu 10:12 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiThu 11:12 PM807 km501 miles436 nmSoutheast SE
OuahigouyaThu 10:12 PM854 km531 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
In SalahThu 11:12 PM857 km532 miles463 nmNorth N
Fada N'gourmaThu 10:12 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouThu 10:12 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderThu 11:12 PM913 km567 miles493 nmSoutheast SE

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