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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 22:48:00 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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' North, Longitude: 17° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.88 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 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' 32.6"972.59 miwest0° 08' 04.0"9.24 misouth972.93 mi
24 hours11° 18' 22.1"757.07 mieast3° 32' 08.9"243.06 misouth800.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoussoroSat 11:48 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouthwest SW
MongoSat 11:48 PM310 km192 miles167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaSat 11:48 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
AbéchéSat 11:48 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast E
Faya-LargeauSat 11:48 PM429 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaiduguriSat 11:48 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouthwest SW
MarouaSat 11:48 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
FadaSat 11:48 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
SarhSat 11:48 PM612 km380 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouSat 11:48 PM671 km417 miles363 nmSouth S

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