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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 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' North, Longitude: 11° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 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' 32.0"1002.06 miwest0° 11' 02.5"12.64 misouth1002.28 mi
24 hours11° 02' 26.1"760.78 mieast4° 31' 43.9"311.18 misouth823.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YaoundéWed 3:46 AM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamendaWed 3:46 AM154 km96 miles83 nmNorthwest NW
DoualaWed 3:46 AM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
BertouaWed 3:46 AM283 km176 miles153 nmEast E
MalaboWed 3:46 AM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
EbebiyínWed 3:46 AM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth S
UyoWed 3:46 AM360 km224 miles194 nmWest W
NgaoundéréWed 3:46 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
BataWed 3:46 AM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakurdiWed 3:46 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW

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