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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: 80%

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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' North, Longitude: 23° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.4"1001.83 miwest0° 11' 01.0"12.62 misouth1002.05 mi
24 hours11° 02' 08.9"760.27 mieast4° 31' 18.0"310.68 misouth823.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BriaWed 2:58 AM194 km120 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
BambariWed 2:58 AM275 km171 miles148 nmWest-northwest WNW
OboWed 2:58 AM379 km236 miles205 nmEast E
Kaga-BandoroWed 2:58 AM477 km296 miles257 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiWed 2:58 AM509 km316 miles275 nmWest W
BimboWed 2:58 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
KisanganiWed 3:58 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BiraoWed 2:58 AM569 km353 miles307 nmNorth N
YambioWed 4:58 AM593 km369 miles320 nmEast E
WauWed 4:58 AM612 km380 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE

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