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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: 20%

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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 40' North, Longitude: 55° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.00 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.0"990.83 miwest0° 09' 56.3"11.38 minorth990.65 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.8"767.35 mieast3° 41' 25.4"253.66 minorth803.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuThu 2:44 PM353 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoThu 2:44 PM680 km423 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahThu 3:44 PM820 km510 miles443 nmNorth N
Al MukallaThu 2:44 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorthwest NW
GalkayoThu 2:44 PM912 km567 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenThu 2:44 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiThu 2:44 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmWest W
SanaThu 2:44 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 2:44 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaThu 3:44 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth S

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