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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 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' North, Longitude: 26° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.71 meters/second, 1565.0 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.0"972.22 miwest0° 08' 01.3"9.19 misouth972.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 36.2"757.06 mieast3° 31' 11.3"241.96 misouth800.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirSun 1:10 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidSun 1:10 AM475 km295 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
FadaSat 11:10 PM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbéchéSat 11:10 PM572 km356 miles309 nmWest W
BiraoSat 11:10 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumSun 1:10 AM703 km437 miles380 nmEast E
KostiSun 1:10 AM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauSun 1:10 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Faya-LargeauSat 11:10 PM830 km516 miles448 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalakalSun 1:10 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSoutheast SE

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