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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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 13° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.1"994.94 miwest0° 11' 06.8"12.73 misouth994.81 mi
24 hours12° 03' 08.9"826.55 mieast4° 15' 33.5"292.73 misouth872.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaFri 3:58 AM147 km92 miles80 nmSouth S
UígeFri 3:58 AM214 km133 miles116 nmEast E
CabindaFri 3:58 AM239 km149 miles129 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireFri 3:58 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieFri 3:58 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth N
MalanjeFri 3:58 AM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 3:58 AM427 km266 miles231 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 3:58 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboFri 3:58 AM649 km403 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FrancevilleFri 3:58 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
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