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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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' North, Longitude: 5° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.82 meters/second, 1615.7 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.3"1003.97 miwest0° 11' 49.3"13.54 minorth1004.02 mi
24 hours11° 28' 30.1"793.62 mieast4° 35' 49.9"315.90 minorth852.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméTue 1:34 PM166 km103 miles90 nmSoutheast SE
Santo António (Príncipe)Tue 1:34 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilTue 2:34 PM423 km263 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port HarcourtTue 2:34 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 2:34 PM449 km279 miles243 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboTue 2:34 PM464 km289 miles251 nmNortheast NE
BataTue 2:34 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast E
UyoTue 2:34 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriTue 2:34 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaTue 2:34 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNortheast NE
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