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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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 40' North, Longitude: 52° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.25 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.7"998.14 miwest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 minorth998.03 mi
24 hours11° 16' 51.0"775.05 mieast4° 05' 55.5"281.68 minorth820.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 3:24 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneWed 3:24 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboWed 3:24 PM260 km161 miles140 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieWed 3:24 PM452 km281 miles244 nmWest W
New AmsterdamWed 2:24 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest W
GeorgetownWed 2:24 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest W
LindenWed 2:24 PM590 km367 miles319 nmWest W
ScarboroughWed 2:24 PM989 km615 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FernandoWed 2:24 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
BridgetownWed 2:24 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorthwest NW

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