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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: 6%

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 Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 57' North, Longitude: 22° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"1003.93 miwest0° 11' 50.7"13.57 minorth1003.99 mi
24 hours11° 29' 15.0"794.49 mieast4° 36' 43.2"316.89 minorth854.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoendeTue 1:24 PM244 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
KisanganiTue 2:24 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast E
MbandakaTue 1:24 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest-southwest WSW
ImpfondoTue 1:24 PM522 km324 miles282 nmWest W
BambariTue 1:24 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiTue 1:24 PM596 km370 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
BimboTue 1:24 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
BriaTue 1:24 PM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
OboTue 1:24 PM647 km402 miles350 nmNortheast NE
YambioTue 3:24 PM749 km465 miles404 nmEast-northeast ENE

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