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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' North, Longitude: 12° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.45 meters/second, 1542.4 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 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' 07.0"958.17 miwest0° 06' 08.4"7.04 misouth958.47 mi
24 hours11° 28' 27.1"757.32 mieast2° 49' 46.0"194.55 misouth787.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezFri 11:20 PM477 km297 miles258 nmWest W
ZinderFri 11:20 PM547 km340 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
ArlitFri 11:20 PM554 km345 miles299 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoussoroFri 11:20 PM603 km375 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
MaiduguriFri 11:20 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSouth S
NdjamenaFri 11:20 PM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Faya-LargeauFri 11:20 PM708 km440 miles382 nmEast E
MaradiFri 11:20 PM720 km448 miles389 nmSouthwest SW
KanoFri 11:20 PM735 km457 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
MongoFri 11:20 PM888 km552 miles479 nmSoutheast SE
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