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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 21:42:00 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: 98%

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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 21° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.30 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.3"957.82 miwest0° 06' 05.2"6.98 misouth958.12 mi
24 hours11° 28' 42.8"757.35 mieast2° 48' 33.6"193.17 misouth786.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaFri 10:42 PM36 km22 miles19 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauFri 10:42 PM274 km170 miles148 nmWest W
AbéchéFri 10:42 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirSat 12:42 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
MongoFri 10:42 PM668 km415 miles361 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroFri 10:42 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaFri 10:42 PM926 km576 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
SarhFri 10:42 PM989 km615 miles534 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumSat 12:42 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmEast E
BanguiFri 10:42 PM1492 km927 miles805 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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