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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 23:20:00 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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' North, Longitude: 20° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.30 meters/second, 1588.7 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.8"987.01 miwest0° 09' 38.5"11.05 misouth987.34 mi
24 hours11° 10' 56.2"759.52 mieast4° 05' 16.8"280.94 misouth814.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BiraoMon 12:20 AM238 km148 miles129 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoMon 12:20 AM260 km162 miles140 nmWest-northwest WNW
SarhMon 12:20 AM321 km199 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
AbéchéMon 12:20 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth N
Kaga-BandoroMon 12:20 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BriaMon 12:20 AM506 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroMon 12:20 AM548 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
MoundouMon 12:20 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-southwest WSW
BambariMon 12:20 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth S
Al-FashirMon 2:20 AM588 km365 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE

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