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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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 17' North, Longitude: 3° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.83 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.0"992.69 miwest0° 10' 05.9"11.57 misouth993.00 mi
24 hours10° 59' 01.9"749.85 mieast4° 13' 56.0"290.83 misouth807.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParakouTue 3:34 AM52 km32 miles28 nmWest W
SavéTue 3:34 AM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjougouTue 3:34 AM164 km102 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandiTue 3:34 AM205 km128 miles111 nmNorth N
KaraTue 2:34 AM211 km131 miles114 nmWest W
SokodéTue 2:34 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest W
NatitingouTue 3:34 AM220 km136 miles119 nmWest-northwest WNW
IbadanTue 3:34 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbeokutaTue 3:34 AM236 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
BohiconTue 3:34 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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