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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: 71%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 27' North, Longitude: 19° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.9"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 52.4"780.31 mieast4° 38' 36.0"319.04 misouth842.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaThu 3:58 AM124 km77 miles67 nmWest-southwest WSW
ImpfondoThu 3:58 AM190 km118 miles102 nmNorthwest NW
BoendeThu 3:58 AM193 km120 miles104 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuéssoThu 3:58 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboThu 3:58 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiThu 3:58 AM442 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
BerbératiThu 3:58 AM575 km358 miles311 nmNorthwest NW
BambariThu 3:58 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KisanganiThu 4:58 AM656 km407 miles354 nmEast E
FrancevilleThu 3:58 AM677 km421 miles366 nmWest-southwest WSW

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