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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: 20%
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 Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 37' South
Longitude: 1° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.80 meters/second, 1500.5 km/hour, 932.4 miles/hour or 810.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.54 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 23' 45.4"932.12 miwest0° 01' 14.5"1.43 minorth932.18 mi
24 hours14° 27' 22.5"936.02 mieast1° 09' 01.4"79.14 minorth942.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 8:34 AM688 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Wed 10:34 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmEast E
LuandaWed 9:34 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownWed 10:34 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméWed 8:34 AM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 9:34 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 9:34 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 9:34 AM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 10:34 AM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanWed 8:34 AM2883 km1792 miles1557 nmNorth N
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