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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: 13%

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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 2° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.9"999.41 miwest0° 11' 00.4"12.61 minorth999.32 mi
24 hours11° 17' 43.2"777.10 mieast4° 10' 44.5"287.19 minorth825.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CotonouWed 3:34 PM55 km34 miles30 nmNorthwest NW
Porto NovoWed 3:34 PM59 km37 miles32 nmNorth N
LagosWed 3:34 PM89 km55 miles48 nmNortheast NE
AbeokutaWed 3:34 PM150 km93 miles81 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BohiconWed 3:34 PM152 km95 miles82 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 2:34 PM166 km103 miles90 nmWest W
IbadanWed 3:34 PM204 km127 miles110 nmNortheast NE
SavéWed 3:34 PM231 km143 miles124 nmNorth N
AtakpaméWed 2:34 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
Benin CityWed 3:34 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast E
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