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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' North, Longitude: 0° 41' 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"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.8"1002.28 miwest0° 11' 03.9"12.67 misouth1002.49 mi
24 hours11° 02' 43.9"761.29 mieast4° 32' 08.8"311.65 misouth824.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraWed 3:36 AM92 km57 miles50 nmNortheast NE
KumasiWed 3:36 AM228 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 3:36 AM253 km157 miles136 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméWed 3:36 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 3:36 AM374 km233 miles202 nmWest W
CotonouWed 4:36 AM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
BohiconWed 4:36 AM397 km247 miles214 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoWed 4:36 AM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosWed 4:36 AM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
SavéWed 4:36 AM495 km308 miles268 nmNortheast NE
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