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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: 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 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 1° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.63 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 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' 26.2"994.46 miwest0° 11' 04.8"12.69 misouth994.32 mi
24 hours12° 04' 29.8"827.74 mieast4° 14' 28.7"291.50 misouth872.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 3:58 AM1025 km637 miles554 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméFri 3:58 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 3:58 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraFri 3:58 AM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 4:58 AM1499 km932 miles810 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 3:58 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth N
LuandaFri 4:58 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmEast E
Porto NovoFri 4:58 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 4:58 AM1650 km1026 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 3:58 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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