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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 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' North, Longitude: 16° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.42 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.7"989.51 miwest0° 09' 46.8"11.20 minorth989.33 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.3"766.36 mieast3° 37' 15.7"248.90 minorth801.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouThu 3:24 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
MarouaThu 3:24 PM208 km129 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdjamenaThu 3:24 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarhThu 3:24 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
GarouaThu 3:24 PM316 km196 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
MongoThu 3:24 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNortheast NE
MaiduguriThu 3:24 PM379 km236 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoussoroThu 3:24 PM392 km243 miles212 nmNorth N
NgaoundéréThu 3:24 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
BozoumThu 3:24 PM421 km262 miles227 nmSouth S

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