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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 7:08:00 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 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 31' South, Longitude: 17° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.13 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.48 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 39.4"988.82 miWest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 miSouth988.63 mi
24 hours12° 29' 10.5"851.84 miEast4° 07' 55.0"284.01 miSouth892.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 7:08 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSat 4:08 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 7:08 AM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 7:08 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 7:08 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 7:08 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 7:08 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSat 4:08 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 4:08 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauSat 7:08 AM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth N

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