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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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' North, Longitude: 5° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.5 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' 31.7"1002.44 miwest0° 11' 04.6"12.69 misouth1002.66 mi
24 hours11° 02' 51.8"761.57 mieast4° 32' 19.3"311.87 misouth824.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanWed 3:56 AM205 km127 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
HarperWed 3:56 AM219 km136 miles118 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroWed 3:56 AM231 km143 miles125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BouakéWed 3:56 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NzérékoréWed 3:56 AM468 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
GbarngaWed 3:56 AM474 km295 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumasiWed 3:56 AM508 km316 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
KakataWed 3:56 AM540 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 3:56 AM580 km361 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraWed 3:56 AM625 km388 miles338 nmEast E
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