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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: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 18' South, Longitude: 0° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.44 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.3"989.52 miwest0° 10' 56.5"12.53 misouth989.34 mi
24 hours12° 27' 00.1"849.89 mieast4° 09' 24.5"285.72 misouth891.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 5:58 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméSat 5:58 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 6:58 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmEast E
LibrevilleSat 6:58 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 5:58 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 5:58 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 5:58 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth N
Porto NovoSat 6:58 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 6:58 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNortheast NE
LagosSat 6:58 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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