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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 06:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 06:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 15° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.45 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.5"1000.78 miwest0° 11' 32.7"13.22 misouth1000.73 mi
24 hours11° 47' 41.4"813.00 mieast4° 31' 19.2"310.75 misouth867.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 6:08 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 6:08 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorth N
ConakryFri 6:08 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth N
JamestownFri 6:08 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanFri 6:08 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 6:08 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 6:08 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth N
AccraFri 6:08 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 6:08 AM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmNorth N
BamakoFri 6:08 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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