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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 35' South, Longitude: 0° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.68 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.1"990.13 miwest0° 11' 29.0"13.15 minorth990.47 mi
24 hours12° 18' 03.6"841.38 mieast4° 43' 16.9"324.43 minorth905.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:20 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméSun 12:20 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 1:20 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 1:20 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmEast E
AccraSun 12:20 PM1562 km971 miles844 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:20 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSun 12:20 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth N
Porto NovoSun 1:20 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 1:20 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNortheast NE
LagosSun 1:20 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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