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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' North, Longitude: 21° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.80 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 32.2"972.41 miwest0° 08' 02.7"9.22 misouth972.75 mi
24 hours11° 18' 29.1"757.06 mieast3° 31' 40.9"242.52 misouth800.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbéchéSat 11:30 PM110 km68 miles59 nmSouthwest SW
FadaSat 11:30 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth N
MongoSat 11:30 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
Al-FashirSun 1:30 AM430 km267 miles232 nmEast-southeast ESE
Faya-LargeauSat 11:30 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
BiraoSat 11:30 PM495 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroSat 11:30 PM551 km342 miles297 nmWest W
SarhSat 11:30 PM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaSat 11:30 PM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kaga-BandoroSat 11:30 PM876 km545 miles473 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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