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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' North, Longitude: 23° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 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' 32.1"972.31 miwest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 misouth972.65 mi
24 hours11° 18' 32.8"757.06 mieast3° 31' 25.2"242.23 misouth800.16 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 1:20 AM189 km118 miles102 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéSat 11:20 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest-southwest WSW
FadaSat 11:20 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
BiraoSat 11:20 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoSat 11:20 PM627 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauSat 11:20 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
Al-UbayyidSun 1:20 AM698 km434 miles377 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroSat 11:20 PM809 km503 miles437 nmWest W
SarhSat 11:20 PM853 km530 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
WauSun 1:20 AM884 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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