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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 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' North, Longitude: 30° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.64 meters/second, 1593.5 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"990.02 miwest0° 09' 50.5"11.27 minorth989.83 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.7"766.73 mieast3° 38' 51.1"250.72 minorth802.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalThu 4:24 PM90 km56 miles49 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-UbayyidThu 4:24 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KostiThu 4:24 PM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WauThu 4:24 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
JubaThu 4:24 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth S
NekemteThu 4:24 PM621 km386 miles335 nmEast E
KhartoumThu 4:24 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YambioThu 4:24 PM659 km409 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JimmaThu 4:24 PM693 km431 miles374 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bahir DarThu 4:24 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
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