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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 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 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° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.6"976.18 miwest0° 08' 11.2"9.38 minorth975.94 mi
24 hours11° 18' 29.1"759.75 mieast2° 55' 45.5"201.41 minorth781.07 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 PM217 km135 miles117 nmWest W
Al-FashirFri 5:44 PM273 km169 miles147 nmEast E
BiraoFri 3:44 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth S
FadaFri 3:44 PM400 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MongoFri 3:44 PM484 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauFri 3:44 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNorthwest NW
MoussoroFri 3:44 PM687 km427 miles371 nmWest W
SarhFri 3:44 PM706 km439 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidFri 5:44 PM801 km498 miles433 nmEast E
Kaga-BandoroFri 3:44 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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