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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||1° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.43 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.7"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 44.2"||989.57 mi||west||0° 10' 56.5"||12.53 mi||south||989.39 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 02.2"||849.98 mi||east||4° 09' 23.1"||285.71 mi||south||891.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 5:58 AM||883 km||548 miles||477 nm|| SSW|
|São Tomé||Sat 5:58 AM||1381 km||858 miles||746 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Sat 6:58 AM||1586 km||985 miles||856 nm|| E|
|Libreville||Sat 6:58 AM||1594 km||990 miles||861 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Sat 5:58 AM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sat 5:58 AM||1647 km||1024 miles||889 nm|| N|
|Lome||Sat 5:58 AM||1727 km||1073 miles||933 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Sat 6:58 AM||1802 km||1120 miles||973 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Sat 6:58 AM||1813 km||1127 miles||979 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Sat 6:58 AM||1819 km||1131 miles||982 nm|| NE|
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