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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:34:00 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: 26%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 12° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.8"952.86 miwest0° 07' 21.3"8.43 misouth952.58 mi
24 hours14° 08' 53.2"934.51 mieast2° 24' 37.5"165.78 misouth942.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 8:34 AM763 km474 miles412 nmEast E
RecifeMon 5:34 AM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 8:34 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 8:34 AM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 8:34 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 8:34 AM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth N
AccraMon 8:34 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 8:34 AM2890 km1796 miles1560 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 9:34 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 8:34 AM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmNorth N
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