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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 05:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 37' South
Longitude: 0° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.3 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' 12.3"1001.18 miwest0° 11' 33.4"13.24 misouth1001.13 mi
24 hours11° 46' 18.4"811.68 mieast4° 31' 53.5"311.42 misouth866.17 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 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraFri 5:08 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 5:08 AM1153 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 5:08 AM1211 km753 miles654 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 6:08 AM1275 km793 miles689 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoFri 6:08 AM1288 km800 miles696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 6:08 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 5:08 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownFri 5:08 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalaboFri 6:08 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmNortheast NE
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