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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: 67%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 19:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' North, Longitude: 3° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.41 meters/second, 1567.5 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.8"973.78 miwest0° 07' 19.9"8.40 minorth973.56 mi
24 hours11° 38' 24.2"780.90 mieast2° 34' 20.7"176.87 minorth796.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaThu 7:22 PM95 km59 miles51 nmSoutheast SE
DédougouThu 7:22 PM188 km117 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 7:22 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 7:22 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaThu 7:22 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
DoriThu 7:22 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast E
Bobo-DioulassoThu 7:22 PM350 km218 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SikassoThu 7:22 PM418 km260 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaThu 7:22 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
BamakoThu 7:22 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW

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