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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 12, 2013 at 1:44:00 PM.

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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

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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 14° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.25 meters/second, 1552.5 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.08 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.7"964.50 miWest0° 09' 25.4"10.80 miNorth964.91 mi
24 hours13° 19' 40.6"890.97 miEast4° 07' 12.7"283.23 miNorth942.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 1:44 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast E
MonroviaSat 1:44 PM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth N
RecifeSat 10:44 AM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanSat 1:44 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:44 PM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 1:44 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSat 10:44 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmWest W
ConakrySat 1:44 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNorth N
AccraSat 1:44 PM2735 km1700 miles1477 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 1:44 PM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE

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