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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: 14%

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 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 31' North, Longitude: 40° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.0"998.42 miwest0° 10' 52.5"12.45 minorth998.32 mi
24 hours11° 17' 01.3"775.49 mieast4° 06' 59.5"282.90 minorth821.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 2:34 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémWed 2:34 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneWed 2:34 PM1282 km796 miles692 nmWest W
ParamariboWed 2:34 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmWest W
RecifeWed 2:34 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownWed 1:34 PM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmWest W
PraiaWed 4:34 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorWed 2:34 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmSouth S
BridgetownWed 1:34 PM2181 km1355 miles1177 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainWed 1:34 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmWest-northwest WNW
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