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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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' North, Longitude: 16° 52' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.6"972.67 miwest0° 08' 04.0"9.25 misouth973.01 mi
24 hours11° 18' 21.7"757.13 mieast3° 32' 10.6"243.11 misouth800.48 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 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoSat 11:48 PM326 km203 miles176 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaSat 11:48 PM334 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
AbéchéSat 11:48 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast E
Faya-LargeauSat 11:48 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaiduguriSat 11:48 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
MarouaSat 11:48 PM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaSat 11:48 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
SarhSat 11:48 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouSat 11:48 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth S
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