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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 04:46:00 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: 79%

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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 39' North, Longitude: 17° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.24 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 31.2"1002.58 miwest0° 11' 06.0"12.71 misouth1002.79 mi
24 hours11° 03' 10.6"762.04 mieast4° 32' 43.3"312.31 misouth825.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownWed 4:46 AM646 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 4:46 AM691 km429 miles373 nmNortheast NE
BoWed 4:46 AM749 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniWed 4:46 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 4:46 AM780 km484 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéWed 4:46 AM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaWed 4:46 AM798 km496 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 4:46 AM829 km515 miles448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataWed 4:46 AM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoiduWed 4:46 AM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE

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