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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 12, 2013 at 13:20:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' South, Longitude: 8° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.11 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 39.7"964.18 miwest0° 09' 23.4"10.76 minorth964.59 mi
24 hours13° 20' 29.8"891.62 mieast4° 06' 32.1"282.46 minorth942.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 1:20 PM305 km190 miles165 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSat 1:20 PM2294 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 1:20 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth N
São ToméSat 1:20 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 1:20 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth N
AccraSat 1:20 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 2:20 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 1:20 PM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 2:20 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:20 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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