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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 27%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 1° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 39.0"953.59 miwest0° 07' 27.5"8.55 misouth953.30 mi
24 hours14° 07' 01.9"933.08 mieast2° 27' 26.4"169.01 misouth941.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 7:34 AM775 km481 miles418 nmWest W
LuandaMon 8:34 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Mon 9:34 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 7:34 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 8:34 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 8:34 AM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 8:34 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 8:34 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 9:34 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmSoutheast SE
AccraMon 7:34 AM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth N

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