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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 6:40:00 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 06:40:00 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
LoméSat 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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