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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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' North, Longitude: 0° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.11 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 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"1002.35 miwest0° 11' 04.0"12.67 misouth1002.57 mi
24 hours11° 02' 44.2"761.35 mieast4° 32' 09.4"311.68 misouth824.31 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 AM112 km70 miles60 nmNortheast NE
KumasiWed 3:36 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 3:36 AM278 km173 miles150 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanWed 3:36 AM345 km214 miles186 nmWest W
AtakpaméWed 3:36 AM374 km232 miles202 nmNortheast NE
CotonouWed 4:36 AM410 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
BohiconWed 4:36 AM421 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoWed 4:36 AM434 km270 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
DivoWed 3:36 AM501 km311 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
TamaleWed 3:36 AM503 km312 miles272 nmNorth N
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