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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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 5:08:00 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: 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 05:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' South, Longitude: 0° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.2 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' 12.4"1001.12 miWest0° 11' 33.4"13.24 miSouth1001.07 mi
24 hours11° 46' 16.7"811.60 miEast4° 31' 54.2"311.41 miSouth866.09 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 5:08 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 5:08 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 5:08 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméFri 5:08 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 6:08 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoFri 6:08 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 6:08 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 5:08 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownFri 5:08 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalaboFri 6:08 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNortheast NE

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