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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 03:46:00 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: 76%

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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 1° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.68 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.8"994.56 miwest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 misouth994.42 mi
24 hours12° 04' 13.6"827.50 mieast4° 14' 41.7"291.75 misouth872.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméFri 3:46 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 3:46 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmSouthwest SW
LibrevilleFri 4:46 AM1253 km778 miles676 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 4:46 AM1297 km806 miles701 nmEast E
AccraFri 3:46 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth N
MalaboFri 4:46 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeFri 3:46 AM1525 km947 miles823 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 3:46 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoFri 4:46 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleFri 4:46 AM1570 km975 miles847 nmEast-northeast ENE

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