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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 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 15' North, Longitude: 4° 46' 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"1005.50 miwest0° 11' 33.8"13.24 misouth1005.59 mi
24 hours11° 17' 43.8"781.36 mieast4° 38' 37.7"319.09 misouth843.35 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 AM218 km136 miles118 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 3:58 AM333 km207 miles180 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilThu 4:58 AM460 km286 miles248 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleThu 4:58 AM522 km324 miles282 nmEast E
Port HarcourtThu 4:58 AM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BataThu 4:58 AM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 4:58 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNortheast NE
OwerriThu 4:58 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UyoThu 4:58 AM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Benin CityThu 4:58 AM680 km422 miles367 nmNorth N
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