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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 03:08:00 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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 57' North, Longitude: 6° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 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' 31.9"1002.15 miwest0° 11' 03.1"12.66 misouth1002.37 mi
24 hours11° 02' 33.6"760.99 mieast4° 31' 54.5"311.38 misouth823.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HarcourtWed 4:08 AM101 km63 miles54 nmEast E
OwerriWed 4:08 AM118 km73 miles64 nmEast-northeast ENE
Benin CityWed 4:08 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UyoWed 4:08 AM202 km125 miles109 nmEast E
EnuguWed 4:08 AM227 km141 miles123 nmNortheast NE
MalaboWed 4:08 AM327 km203 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
LagosWed 4:08 AM349 km217 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
IbadanWed 4:08 AM363 km225 miles196 nmNorthwest NW
AbeokutaWed 4:08 AM392 km243 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 3:08 AM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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