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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 06:40:00 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: 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 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 26' South, Longitude: 11° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.25 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 41.2"989.10 miwest0° 10' 55.0"12.50 misouth988.91 mi
24 hours12° 28' 18.3"851.06 mieast4° 08' 31.0"284.70 misouth891.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 6:40 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaSat 6:40 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 6:40 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 6:40 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 6:40 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNorth N
AccraSat 6:40 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 6:40 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth N
LomeSat 6:40 AM2194 km1364 miles1185 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 6:40 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSat 7:40 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNortheast NE
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