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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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.09 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.8"1000.02 miwest0° 11' 05.5"12.70 minorth999.94 mi
24 hours11° 18' 15.1"778.21 mieast4° 13' 09.6"289.96 minorth827.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaWed 3:34 PM84 km52 miles45 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuluWed 3:34 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth S
YambioWed 3:34 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
LiraWed 3:34 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalakalWed 3:34 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth N
WauWed 3:34 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbaleWed 3:34 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OboWed 1:34 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest W
KampalaWed 3:34 PM590 km367 miles319 nmSouth S
JimmaWed 3:34 PM606 km376 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
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