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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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' North, Longitude: 11° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.46 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.9 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' 07.0"958.19 miwest0° 06' 08.6"7.04 misouth958.49 mi
24 hours11° 28' 26.2"757.32 mieast2° 49' 49.7"194.63 misouth787.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezFri 11:22 PM426 km265 miles230 nmWest W
ArlitFri 11:22 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderFri 11:22 PM512 km318 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriFri 11:22 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroFri 11:22 PM642 km399 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaFri 11:22 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiFri 11:22 PM680 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
KanoFri 11:22 PM706 km439 miles381 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauFri 11:22 PM759 km472 miles410 nmEast E
KadunaFri 11:22 PM908 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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