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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: 21%
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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 10' North
Longitude: 11° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.34 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.8"989.42 miwest0° 09' 45.7"11.18 minorth989.23 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.9"766.30 mieast3° 36' 44.4"248.32 minorth800.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JalingoThu 3:44 PM141 km88 miles76 nmSouth S
GarouaThu 3:44 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaiduguriThu 3:44 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNortheast NE
KanoThu 3:44 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaThu 3:44 PM408 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakurdiThu 3:44 PM408 km254 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaThu 3:44 PM426 km265 miles230 nmWest W
NdjamenaThu 3:44 PM461 km287 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbujaThu 3:44 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
ZinderThu 3:44 PM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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