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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 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 20' North, Longitude: 11° 04' 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' 08.9"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 misouth1005.53 mi
24 hours11° 17' 21.2"780.87 mieast4° 38' 37.1"319.06 misouth842.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MongomoThu 4:32 AM146 km90 miles79 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 4:32 AM180 km112 miles97 nmWest W
EbebiyínThu 4:32 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNorth N
BataThu 4:32 AM223 km138 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
Port-GentilThu 4:32 AM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancevilleThu 4:32 AM355 km220 miles191 nmSoutheast SE
YaoundéThu 4:32 AM392 km244 miles212 nmNorth N
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 3:32 AM431 km268 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
DoualaThu 4:32 AM437 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboThu 4:32 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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