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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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' North, Longitude: 4° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.11 meters/second, 1566.4 km/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.5"973.18 miwest0° 08' 07.6"9.31 misouth973.52 mi
24 hours11° 18' 02.8"757.16 mieast3° 33' 28.0"244.58 misouth800.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokotoSun 12:38 AM160 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiSun 12:38 AM273 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameySun 12:38 AM304 km189 miles164 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiSun 12:38 AM416 km258 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezSun 12:38 AM445 km277 miles240 nmNortheast NE
ZinderSun 12:38 AM461 km286 miles249 nmEast E
KanoSun 12:38 AM487 km303 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZariaSun 12:38 AM490 km305 miles265 nmSoutheast SE
DoriSat 11:38 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
KadunaSun 12:38 AM521 km324 miles281 nmSoutheast SE

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