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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 03:46:00 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.12 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"1002.32 miwest0° 11' 04.2"12.68 misouth1002.54 mi
24 hours11° 02' 47.6"761.39 mieast4° 32' 13.8"311.75 misouth824.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanWed 3:46 AM116 km72 miles62 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumasiWed 3:46 AM264 km164 miles142 nmNortheast NE
DivoWed 3:46 AM274 km170 miles148 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroWed 3:46 AM326 km203 miles176 nmNorthwest NW
AccraWed 3:46 AM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
BouakéWed 3:46 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNorthwest NW
San PédroWed 3:46 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest W
DabakalaWed 3:46 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DaloaWed 3:46 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
LomeWed 3:46 AM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
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