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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 5:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 65%

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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 13' South, Longitude: 13° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 437.81 meters/second, 1576.1 kilometres/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.32 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.8"979.13 miWest0° 09' 52.3"11.31 miSouth978.89 mi
24 hours12° 43' 25.7"860.23 miEast3° 37' 27.9"249.17 miSouth889.38 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Sat 5:40 AM477 km296 miles258 nmNorth N
JamestownSat 5:40 AM977 km607 miles528 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSat 5:40 AM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 5:40 AM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 5:40 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 5:40 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSat 2:40 AM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmWest W
ConakrySat 5:40 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmNorth N
AccraSat 5:40 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNortheast NE
LoméSat 5:40 AM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmNortheast NE

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