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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: 88%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 18' North
Longitude: 5° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.0"992.68 miwest0° 10' 05.4"11.56 misouth992.98 mi
24 hours10° 59' 02.5"749.86 mieast4° 13' 46.5"290.67 misouth807.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbujaTue 3:24 AM183 km114 miles99 nmEast E
KadunaTue 3:24 AM249 km155 miles135 nmEast-northeast ENE
IbadanTue 3:24 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
ParakouTue 3:24 AM318 km197 miles172 nmWest W
Benin CityTue 3:24 AM329 km204 miles177 nmSouth S
AbeokutaTue 3:24 AM337 km210 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
EnuguTue 3:24 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
LagosTue 3:24 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
SokotoTue 3:24 AM416 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
Porto NovoTue 3:24 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
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