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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 = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 6:26:00 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: 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' South, Longitude: 7° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.31 meters/second, 1592.3 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 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' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.3"989.24 miWest0° 10' 55.5"12.51 miSouth989.06 mi
24 hours12° 27' 52.1"850.67 miEast4° 08' 48.9"285.04 miSouth891.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 6:26 AM754 km469 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanSat 6:26 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 6:26 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroSat 6:26 AM1811 km1126 miles978 nmNorth N
AccraSat 6:26 AM1847 km1148 miles998 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 6:26 AM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 6:26 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 6:26 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 7:26 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 7:26 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmNortheast NE

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