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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 = Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2:46:00 AM.

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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' South, Longitude: 4° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.9"1003.36 miWest0° 11' 35.1"13.27 miSouth1003.36 mi
24 hours11° 35' 19.2"800.57 miEast4° 33' 50.8"313.62 miSouth857.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméThu 2:46 AM440 km274 miles238 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilThu 3:46 AM540 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 2:46 AM603 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 3:46 AM667 km415 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
BataThu 3:46 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireThu 3:46 AM852 km529 miles460 nmEast-southeast ESE
AconibeThu 3:46 AM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 3:46 AM881 km547 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CabindaThu 3:46 AM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieThu 3:46 AM927 km576 miles501 nmEast E

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