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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 22:22:00 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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' North, Longitude: 0° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.33 meters/second, 1524.0 km/hour, 947.0 miles/hour or 822.9 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' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.8"946.66 miwest0° 04' 00.1"4.59 misouth946.87 mi
24 hours11° 37' 30.7"758.37 mieast2° 01' 06.0"138.82 misouth775.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriThu 10:22 PM601 km374 miles325 nmSouth S
NiameyThu 11:22 PM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaThu 10:22 PM714 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitThu 11:22 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E
OuagadougouThu 10:22 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaThu 10:22 PM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth S
KoudougouThu 10:22 PM848 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezThu 11:22 PM854 km531 miles461 nmEast-southeast ESE
In SalahThu 11:22 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandiThu 11:22 PM962 km598 miles519 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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