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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 4:08:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 2° 37' 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"1005.43 miWest0° 11' 33.9"13.24 miSouth1005.52 mi
24 hours11° 17' 51.4"781.46 miEast4° 38' 37.8"319.08 miSouth843.41 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 AM458 km285 miles247 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 4:08 AM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 4:08 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméThu 4:08 AM671 km417 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouThu 5:08 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 5:08 AM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth N
LagosThu 5:08 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth N
Port-GentilThu 5:08 AM695 km432 miles375 nmEast E
Benin CityThu 5:08 AM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 5:08 AM761 km473 miles411 nmEast E

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