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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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 26' South, Longitude: 18° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 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' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.3"995.14 miwest0° 11' 07.5"12.74 misouth995.01 mi
24 hours12° 02' 36.7"826.08 mieast4° 15' 58.9"293.21 misouth872.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaFri 3:34 AM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
TshikapaFri 4:34 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeFri 3:34 AM368 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
UígeFri 3:34 AM427 km265 miles231 nmWest W
LuenaFri 3:34 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KinshasaFri 3:34 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleFri 3:34 AM534 km332 miles289 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiFri 4:34 AM535 km333 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaFri 3:34 AM646 km402 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
HuamboFri 3:34 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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