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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 02:44:00 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: 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' North, Longitude: 11° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 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' 32.2"1002.04 miwest0° 11' 02.4"12.64 misouth1002.26 mi
24 hours11° 02' 25.0"760.74 mieast4° 31' 42.3"311.15 misouth823.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YaoundéWed 3:44 AM137 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BertouaWed 3:44 AM201 km125 miles108 nmEast-southeast ESE
BamendaWed 3:44 AM223 km138 miles120 nmWest-northwest WNW
DoualaWed 3:44 AM270 km167 miles146 nmWest-southwest WSW
NgaoundéréWed 3:44 AM313 km194 miles169 nmNortheast NE
EbebiyínWed 3:44 AM324 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalaboWed 3:44 AM375 km233 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
BataWed 3:44 AM424 km263 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
AconibeWed 3:44 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JalingoWed 3:44 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth N
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