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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 02:34:00 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: 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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 17' North, Longitude: 3° 22' 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"992.68 miwest0° 10' 05.8"11.57 misouth992.99 mi
24 hours10° 59' 01.9"749.85 mieast4° 13' 54.9"290.81 misouth807.83 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 AM81 km51 miles44 nmWest W
SavéTue 3:34 AM169 km105 miles91 nmSouthwest SW
DjougouTue 3:34 AM193 km120 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandiTue 3:34 AM210 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IbadanTue 3:34 AM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbeokutaTue 3:34 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
KaraTue 2:34 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest W
NatitingouTue 3:34 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
SokodéTue 2:34 AM247 km153 miles133 nmWest W
BohiconTue 3:34 AM273 km170 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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