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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 23:02:00 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' North, Longitude: 9° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.44 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"946.93 miwest0° 04' 03.9"4.66 misouth947.14 mi
24 hours11° 37' 18.0"758.34 mieast2° 02' 31.9"140.46 misouth775.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaThu 11:02 PM240 km149 miles130 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottThu 11:02 PM715 km445 miles386 nmWest W
RossoThu 11:02 PM756 km470 miles408 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamakoThu 11:02 PM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth S
TambacoundaThu 11:02 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouThu 11:02 PM823 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakhlaThu 11:02 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNorthwest NW
SmaraThu 11:02 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToubaThu 11:02 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
KoutialaThu 11:02 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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