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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' South, Longitude: 0° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.27 meters/second, 1567.0 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.23 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.4"973.57 miwest0° 10' 04.4"11.54 minorth973.97 mi
24 hours12° 55' 24.1"870.82 mieast4° 19' 12.5"296.96 minorth926.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:20 AM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaSat 12:20 PM1435 km891 miles775 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 11:20 AM1621 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 12:20 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 12:20 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSat 12:20 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 1:20 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboSat 12:20 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 11:20 AM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 11:20 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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