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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 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' North, Longitude: 20° 01' 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' 57.1"1003.93 miwest0° 11' 50.5"13.56 minorth1003.99 mi
24 hours11° 29' 07.8"794.34 mieast4° 36' 35.0"316.73 minorth853.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoendeTue 1:34 PM171 km106 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
MbandakaTue 1:34 PM221 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
ImpfondoTue 1:34 PM228 km142 miles123 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboTue 1:34 PM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiTue 1:34 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OuéssoTue 1:34 PM446 km277 miles241 nmWest W
BambariTue 1:34 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth N
KisanganiTue 2:34 PM580 km360 miles313 nmEast E
BerbératiTue 1:34 PM593 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
BriaTue 1:34 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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