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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 04:08:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 71%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.0"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 08.0"||1005.50 mi||west||0° 11' 33.9"||13.24 mi||south||1005.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 17' 52.5"||781.53 mi||east||4° 38' 37.8"||319.10 mi||south||843.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Tomé||Thu 4:08 AM||488 km||303 miles||264 nm|| E|
|Accra||Thu 4:08 AM||654 km||406 miles||353 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Thu 4:08 AM||665 km||414 miles||359 nm|| N|
|Cotonou||Thu 5:08 AM||680 km||423 miles||367 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Thu 5:08 AM||696 km||433 miles||376 nm|| N|
|Lagos||Thu 5:08 AM||699 km||434 miles||377 nm|| N|
|Port-Gentil||Thu 5:08 AM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm|| E|
|Benin City||Thu 5:08 AM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm|| NNE|
|Abeokuta||Thu 5:08 AM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Thu 5:08 AM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm|| E|
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