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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: 100%
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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 40' North
Longitude: 30° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.63 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.20 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.6"972.11 miwest0° 08' 00.1"9.17 misouth972.44 mi
24 hours11° 18' 43.1"757.10 mieast3° 30' 43.3"241.44 misouth799.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumSun 12:52 AM249 km155 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalSun 12:52 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaSun 12:52 AM648 km403 miles350 nmEast E
TeseneySun 12:52 AM672 km417 miles363 nmEast E
WauSun 12:52 AM816 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KerenSun 12:52 AM871 km541 miles470 nmEast E
Port SudanSun 12:52 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraSun 12:52 AM918 km570 miles496 nmEast E
Mek'eleSun 12:52 AM985 km612 miles532 nmEast E
JubaSun 12:52 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth S
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