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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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.8"1002.33 miwest0° 11' 04.3"12.68 misouth1002.54 mi
24 hours11° 02' 48.0"761.41 mieast4° 32' 14.4"311.76 misouth824.37 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 AM90 km56 miles49 nmNorthwest NW
DivoWed 3:46 AM247 km154 miles133 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumasiWed 3:46 AM284 km176 miles153 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 3:46 AM305 km190 miles165 nmNorthwest NW
AccraWed 3:46 AM360 km224 miles194 nmEast-northeast ENE
San PédroWed 3:46 AM363 km226 miles196 nmWest W
BouakéWed 3:46 AM366 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DabakalaWed 3:46 AM408 km254 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DaloaWed 3:46 AM410 km254 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
HarperWed 3:46 AM485 km302 miles262 nmWest W

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