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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: 29%

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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' North, Longitude: 27° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.56 meters/second, 1571.6 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.7"976.37 miwest0° 08' 12.5"9.41 minorth976.13 mi
24 hours11° 18' 24.9"759.81 mieast2° 56' 20.2"202.07 minorth781.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirFri 5:24 PM223 km139 miles120 nmWest W
Al-UbayyidFri 5:24 PM310 km192 miles167 nmEast E
KostiFri 5:24 PM572 km356 miles309 nmEast E
KhartoumFri 5:24 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
BiraoFri 3:24 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
MalakalFri 5:24 PM657 km408 miles355 nmSoutheast SE
WauFri 5:24 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth S
AbéchéFri 3:24 PM712 km442 miles384 nmWest W
FadaFri 3:24 PM733 km455 miles396 nmWest-northwest WNW
MongoFri 3:24 PM962 km598 miles519 nmWest W

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