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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 3:34:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' North, Longitude: 0° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 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 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.8"1002.27 miWest0° 11' 03.9"12.67 miSouth1002.49 mi
24 hours11° 02' 43.2"761.27 miEast4° 32' 07.7"311.63 miSouth824.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraWed 3:34 AM75 km47 miles40 nmNorth N
LoméWed 3:34 AM210 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
KumasiWed 3:34 AM257 km160 miles139 nmNorthwest NW
AtakpaméWed 3:34 AM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CotonouWed 4:34 AM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
BohiconWed 4:34 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoWed 4:34 AM359 km223 miles194 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanWed 3:34 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest W
LagosWed 4:34 AM429 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
SavéWed 4:34 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNortheast NE

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