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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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 01' North, Longitude: 17° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 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' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"1003.92 miwest0° 11' 50.3"13.56 minorth1003.98 mi
24 hours11° 29' 01.5"794.21 mieast4° 36' 27.5"316.59 minorth853.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoTue 1:44 PM84 km52 miles45 nmNortheast NE
MbandakaTue 1:44 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
OuéssoTue 1:44 PM183 km114 miles99 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboTue 1:44 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiTue 1:44 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiTue 1:44 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleTue 1:44 PM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
BertouaTue 1:44 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
BozoumTue 1:44 PM601 km373 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BambariTue 1:44 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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