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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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' North, Longitude: 4° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.58 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.5"958.47 miwest0° 06' 11.1"7.09 misouth958.76 mi
24 hours11° 28' 13.6"757.30 mieast2° 50' 46.6"195.71 misouth787.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 11:52 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-northeast ENE
AgadezFri 11:52 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast E
SokotoFri 11:52 PM482 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
MaradiFri 11:52 PM501 km311 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyFri 11:52 PM511 km317 miles276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderFri 11:52 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
DoriFri 10:52 PM629 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
KandiFri 11:52 PM718 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 11:52 PM723 km449 miles390 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaFri 10:52 PM752 km467 miles406 nmSouthwest SW
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