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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: 5%
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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 41' South
Longitude: 12° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.33 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.5"955.76 miwest0° 07' 52.7"9.03 minorth956.13 mi
24 hours13° 33' 35.7"898.59 mieast3° 35' 55.2"247.44 minorth939.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:20 AM754 km469 miles407 nmEast E
MonroviaFri 11:20 AM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 8:20 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanFri 11:20 AM2616 km1625 miles1413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 11:20 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 11:20 AM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmNorth N
AccraFri 11:20 AM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 11:20 AM2848 km1769 miles1538 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 11:20 AM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmNorth N
LuandaFri 12:20 PM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmEast-northeast ENE
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