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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: 42%
Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' South
Longitude: 15° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.48 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.75 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.6"944.80 miwest0° 05' 22.4"6.16 misouth944.57 mi
24 hours14° 02' 06.2"919.21 mieast1° 34' 31.9"108.38 misouth921.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 7:34 AM1087 km675 miles587 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 4:34 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 4:34 AM2542 km1579 miles1373 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 7:34 AM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:34 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanMon 7:34 AM2949 km1833 miles1593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 4:34 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownMon 7:34 AM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 7:34 AM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 7:34 AM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmNorth N
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