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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 03:58:00 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 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 15' North, Longitude: 5° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 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' 08.3"1005.43 miwest0° 11' 33.8"13.24 misouth1005.53 mi
24 hours11° 17' 42.7"781.29 mieast4° 38' 37.7"319.07 misouth843.27 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 3:58 AM188 km117 miles102 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 3:58 AM306 km190 miles165 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilThu 4:58 AM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleThu 4:58 AM492 km306 miles265 nmEast E
Port HarcourtThu 4:58 AM549 km341 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BataThu 4:58 AM555 km345 miles300 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 4:58 AM569 km354 miles307 nmNortheast NE
UyoThu 4:58 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriThu 4:58 AM619 km385 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaThu 4:58 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
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