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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 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 2° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 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' 32.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"1005.50 miwest0° 11' 33.9"13.24 misouth1005.59 mi
24 hours11° 17' 52.5"781.53 mieast4° 38' 37.8"319.10 misouth843.49 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 4:08 AM488 km303 miles264 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 4:08 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 4:08 AM654 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 4:08 AM665 km414 miles359 nmNorth N
CotonouThu 5:08 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 5:08 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth N
LagosThu 5:08 AM699 km434 miles377 nmNorth N
Port-GentilThu 5:08 AM724 km450 miles391 nmEast E
Benin CityThu 5:08 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbeokutaThu 5:08 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth N
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