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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 02:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 15' North, Longitude: 0° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.86 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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' 29.1"992.76 miwest0° 10' 06.3"11.57 misouth993.07 mi
24 hours10° 59' 01.5"749.90 mieast4° 14' 04.4"290.99 misouth807.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokodéTue 2:44 AM37 km23 miles20 nmSoutheast SE
KaraTue 2:44 AM42 km26 miles23 nmNortheast NE
DjougouTue 3:44 AM93 km58 miles50 nmEast-northeast ENE
NatitingouTue 3:44 AM125 km78 miles68 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MangoTue 2:44 AM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParakouTue 3:44 AM185 km115 miles100 nmEast E
AtakpaméTue 2:44 AM192 km119 miles104 nmSouth S
TamaleTue 2:44 AM197 km122 miles106 nmWest W
SavéTue 3:44 AM217 km135 miles117 nmSoutheast SE
BohiconTue 3:44 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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