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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 04:58:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||1° 33' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 31.1"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 12.7"||1001.23 mi||west||0° 11' 33.5"||13.24 mi||south||1001.18 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 04.3"||811.45 mi||east||4° 31' 59.2"||311.53 mi||south||866.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Tomé||Fri 4:58 AM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm|| NE|
|Port-Gentil||Fri 5:58 AM||911 km||566 miles||492 nm|| ENE|
|Libreville||Fri 5:58 AM||1038 km||645 miles||560 nm|| ENE|
|Accra||Fri 4:58 AM||1137 km||706 miles||614 nm|| N|
|Lome||Fri 4:58 AM||1185 km||737 miles||640 nm|| N|
|Malabo||Fri 5:58 AM||1225 km||761 miles||661 nm|| NE|
|Porto Novo||Fri 5:58 AM||1234 km||766 miles||666 nm|| N|
|Lagos||Fri 5:58 AM||1237 km||769 miles||668 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Fri 4:58 AM||1258 km||782 miles||679 nm|| NNW|
|Luanda||Fri 5:58 AM||1375 km||854 miles||742 nm|| ESE|
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