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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: 91%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 55' North
Longitude: 7° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.9"1004.79 miwest0° 11' 28.9"13.15 misouth1004.93 mi
24 hours11° 17' 10.1"780.29 mieast4° 37' 53.0"318.24 misouth842.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméWed 1:46 AM190 km118 miles102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalaboWed 2:46 AM256 km159 miles138 nmNortheast NE
BataWed 2:46 AM263 km163 miles142 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 2:46 AM284 km176 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
Port HarcourtWed 2:46 AM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth N
Port-GentilWed 2:46 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoualaWed 2:46 AM347 km216 miles188 nmNortheast NE
UyoWed 2:46 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth N
OwerriWed 2:46 AM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth N
EbebiyínWed 2:46 AM438 km272 miles236 nmEast E
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