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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 3:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 08' South, Longitude: 12° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.8"1003.11 miWest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 miSouth1003.10 mi
24 hours11° 36' 26.2"801.69 miEast4° 33' 18.1"312.99 miSouth858.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 3:56 AM1062 km660 miles573 nmNorth N
FreetownThu 3:56 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 3:56 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 3:56 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 3:56 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth N
JamestownThu 3:56 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AccraThu 3:56 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 3:56 AM1692 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BamakoThu 3:56 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeThu 3:56 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNortheast NE

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