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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 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 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° 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.7"1001.23 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 misouth1001.18 mi
24 hours11° 46' 04.3"811.45 mieast4° 31' 59.2"311.53 misouth866.01 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 AM793 km493 miles428 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilFri 5:58 AM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 4:58 AM949 km590 miles513 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 5:58 AM1038 km645 miles560 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraFri 4:58 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmNorth N
LomeFri 4:58 AM1185 km737 miles640 nmNorth N
MalaboFri 5:58 AM1225 km761 miles661 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 5:58 AM1231 km765 miles664 nmNorth N
LagosFri 5:58 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 4:58 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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