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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 18° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 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' 06.5"957.93 miwest0° 06' 06.2"7.00 misouth958.22 mi
24 hours11° 28' 38.2"757.34 mieast2° 48' 54.8"193.58 misouth787.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauFri 10:52 PM52 km32 miles28 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FadaFri 10:52 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast E
AbéchéFri 10:52 PM451 km280 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroFri 10:52 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoFri 10:52 PM586 km364 miles317 nmSouth S
NdjamenaFri 10:52 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
Al-FashirSat 12:52 AM809 km502 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
SarhFri 10:52 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth S
KanoFri 10:52 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanguiFri 10:52 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmSouth S

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