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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: 12%

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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' North, Longitude: 34° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.7"1000.07 miwest0° 11' 05.9"12.71 minorth999.99 mi
24 hours11° 18' 17.9"778.31 mieast4° 13' 21.6"290.18 minorth827.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaWed 3:24 PM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluWed 3:24 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
JimmaWed 3:24 PM374 km232 miles202 nmNortheast NE
Arba MinchWed 3:24 PM376 km234 miles203 nmEast E
LiraWed 3:24 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NekemteWed 3:24 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbaleWed 3:24 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
AwasaWed 3:24 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalWed 3:24 PM519 km323 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KampalaWed 3:24 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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