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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: 60%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 35' South, Longitude: 1° 49' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.9"1001.17 miwest0° 11' 33.6"13.24 misouth1001.12 mi
24 hours11° 46' 02.8"811.37 mieast4° 31' 59.9"311.52 misouth865.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméFri 4:58 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilFri 5:58 AM884 km549 miles477 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 4:58 AM928 km577 miles501 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 5:58 AM1012 km629 miles547 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraFri 4:58 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 4:58 AM1186 km737 miles641 nmNorth N
MalaboFri 5:58 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 5:58 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmNorth N
LagosFri 5:58 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 4:58 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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