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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 22:02:00 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: 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 16° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.6"958.01 miwest0° 06' 06.9"7.01 misouth958.30 mi
24 hours11° 28' 34.6"757.33 mieast2° 49' 11.7"193.90 misouth787.11 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 11:02 PM249 km155 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoussoroFri 11:02 PM424 km264 miles229 nmSouth S
FadaFri 11:02 PM509 km316 miles275 nmEast E
AbéchéFri 11:02 PM590 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
MongoFri 11:02 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaFri 11:02 PM622 km386 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderFri 11:02 PM930 km578 miles502 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhFri 11:02 PM936 km582 miles506 nmSouth S
AgadezFri 11:02 PM939 km584 miles507 nmWest W
MoundouFri 11:02 PM988 km614 miles533 nmSouth S
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