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 06:26:00 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||7° 57' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.7"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 42.2"||989.30 mi||west||0° 10' 55.5"||12.51 mi||south||989.11 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 54.1"||850.76 mi||east||4° 08' 47.5"||285.03 mi||south||891.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 6:26 AM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm|| SSE|
|Abidjan||Sat 6:26 AM||1684 km||1046 miles||909 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Sat 6:26 AM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 6:26 AM||1816 km||1129 miles||981 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sat 6:26 AM||1861 km||1157 miles||1005 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Sat 6:26 AM||1950 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| ENE|
|Lome||Sat 6:26 AM||1995 km||1239 miles||1077 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 6:26 AM||2062 km||1281 miles||1113 nm|| NNW|
|Porto Novo||Sat 7:26 AM||2122 km||1319 miles||1146 nm|| NE|
|Lagos||Sat 7:26 AM||2154 km||1338 miles||1163 nm|| NE|
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