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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 2:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 88%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 19' North, Longitude: 5° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.79 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"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.0"992.60 miWest0° 10' 05.3"11.56 miSouth992.91 mi
24 hours10° 59' 02.5"749.80 miEast4° 13' 45.5"290.63 miSouth807.73 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 AM188 km117 miles101 nmEast E
KadunaTue 3:24 AM225 km140 miles121 nmNortheast NE
ZariaTue 3:24 AM285 km177 miles154 nmNortheast NE
IbadanTue 3:24 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouthwest SW
Benin CityTue 3:24 AM329 km205 miles178 nmSouth S
ParakouTue 3:24 AM347 km216 miles188 nmWest W
MakurdiTue 3:24 AM348 km216 miles188 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbeokutaTue 3:24 AM359 km223 miles194 nmSouthwest SW
EnuguTue 3:24 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KandiTue 3:24 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW

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