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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 09' North
Longitude: 13° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.38 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 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' 51.8"989.50 miwest0° 09' 46.3"11.19 minorth989.31 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.5"766.36 mieast3° 37' 00.1"248.62 minorth801.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarouaThu 3:34 PM100 km62 miles54 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 3:34 PM261 km162 miles141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouThu 3:34 PM310 km193 miles167 nmSoutheast SE
SarhThu 3:34 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoThu 3:34 PM606 km377 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamendaThu 3:34 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderThu 3:34 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNorthwest NW
BerbératiThu 3:34 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KadunaThu 3:34 PM691 km430 miles373 nmWest W
AbujaThu 3:34 PM728 km452 miles393 nmWest W

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