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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: 87%
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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 15' North
Longitude: 0° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 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"992.86 miwest0° 10' 06.4"11.58 misouth993.16 mi
24 hours10° 59' 01.2"749.96 mieast4° 14' 07.4"291.07 misouth808.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokodéTue 2:46 AM109 km68 miles59 nmEast-southeast ESE
TamaleTue 2:46 AM115 km71 miles62 nmWest W
KaraTue 2:46 AM115 km71 miles62 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParakouTue 3:46 AM268 km167 miles145 nmEast E
KumasiTue 2:46 AM345 km215 miles186 nmSouthwest SW
LomeTue 2:46 AM363 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 2:46 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouTue 3:46 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
AccraTue 2:46 AM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth S
Porto NovoTue 3:46 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
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