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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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' South, Longitude: 13° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.59 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.24 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.4"974.24 miwest0° 10' 08.7"11.63 minorth974.63 mi
24 hours12° 53' 49.1"869.56 mieast4° 20' 34.8"298.50 minorth925.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:20 PM915 km568 miles494 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSat 12:20 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:20 PM2280 km1416 miles1231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:20 PM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:20 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSat 9:20 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmWest W
ConakrySat 12:20 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:20 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 12:20 PM2671 km1659 miles1442 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 12:20 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmEast-northeast ENE

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