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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 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' South, Longitude: 24° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.02 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.4"995.40 miwest0° 11' 08.3"12.76 misouth995.27 mi
24 hours12° 02' 03.5"825.65 mieast4° 16' 25.0"293.73 misouth871.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiFri 4:08 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNorthwest NW
LucapaFri 3:08 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiFri 4:08 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaFri 4:08 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNortheast NE
RutanaFri 4:08 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
KitweFri 4:08 AM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaFri 4:08 AM703 km437 miles379 nmNortheast NE
RuyigiFri 4:08 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
LuenaFri 3:08 AM738 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
ButareFri 4:08 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
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