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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: 22%

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 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' North, Longitude: 29° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 meters/second, 1590.1 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.3"987.92 miwest0° 09' 35.6"10.99 minorth987.72 mi
24 hours11° 15' 21.7"765.28 mieast3° 32' 16.2"243.19 minorth798.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 4:34 PM812 km504 miles438 nmNortheast NE
MindeloThu 4:34 PM852 km530 miles460 nmNortheast NE
DakarThu 5:34 PM1394 km866 miles752 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 5:34 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 5:34 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 5:34 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryThu 5:34 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmEast E
FreetownThu 5:34 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmEast E
FortalezaThu 2:34 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonroviaThu 5:34 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmEast-southeast ESE

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