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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 02:24:00 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: 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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' North, Longitude: 16° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.96 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.3"1001.95 miwest0° 11' 01.8"12.63 misouth1002.17 mi
24 hours11° 02' 18.0"760.54 mieast4° 31' 31.8"310.95 misouth823.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BerbératiWed 3:24 AM142 km88 miles77 nmSouthwest SW
BozoumWed 3:24 AM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BimboWed 3:24 AM202 km126 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanguiWed 3:24 AM213 km132 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kaga-BandoroWed 3:24 AM341 km212 miles184 nmNortheast NE
BertouaWed 3:24 AM348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
OuéssoWed 3:24 AM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoundouWed 3:24 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ImpfondoWed 3:24 AM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NgaoundéréWed 3:24 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
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