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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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' North, Longitude: 22° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.6"976.17 miwest0° 08' 11.0"9.38 minorth975.93 mi
24 hours11° 18' 29.4"759.74 mieast2° 55' 43.5"201.37 minorth781.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbéchéFri 3:44 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest W
Al-FashirFri 5:44 PM302 km188 miles163 nmEast E
BiraoFri 3:44 PM387 km240 miles209 nmSouth S
FadaFri 3:44 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MongoFri 3:44 PM456 km284 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauFri 3:44 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
MoussoroFri 3:44 PM658 km409 miles355 nmWest W
SarhFri 3:44 PM687 km427 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidFri 5:44 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast E
NdjamenaFri 3:44 PM836 km520 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW

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