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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 03:46:00 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: 71%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' North, Longitude: 7° 57' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.7"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 33.7"13.24 misouth1005.53 mi
24 hours11° 17' 32.4"781.09 mieast4° 38' 37.4"319.07 misouth843.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméThu 3:46 AM136 km84 miles73 nmWest W
Port-GentilThu 4:46 AM147 km91 miles79 nmSoutheast SE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 3:46 AM160 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleThu 4:46 AM168 km105 miles91 nmEast E
BataThu 4:46 AM267 km166 miles144 nmNortheast NE
AconibeThu 4:46 AM352 km218 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 4:46 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EbebiyínThu 4:46 AM429 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
DoualaThu 4:46 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port HarcourtThu 4:46 AM510 km317 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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