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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 03:08:00 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: 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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' South, Longitude: 0° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.3"1003.28 miwest0° 11' 35.0"13.26 misouth1003.28 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.1"800.92 mieast4° 33' 40.8"313.43 misouth857.74 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 3:08 AM924 km574 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 3:08 AM945 km587 miles511 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 3:08 AM981 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 3:08 AM1034 km643 miles558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 4:08 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosThu 4:08 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 3:08 AM1188 km738 miles641 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleThu 4:08 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 4:08 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 3:08 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmNorthwest NW

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