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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: 31%

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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' North, Longitude: 30° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.53 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.1"974.05 miwest0° 07' 55.0"9.07 minorth973.80 mi
24 hours11° 19' 20.3"759.06 mieast2° 48' 55.8"193.59 minorth778.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 5:24 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaFri 5:24 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast E
DakarFri 6:24 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmEast E
BanjulFri 6:24 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:24 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 6:24 PM1662 km1032 miles897 nmEast E
ConakryFri 6:24 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownFri 6:24 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaFri 3:24 PM2175 km1352 miles1174 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnFri 6:24 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNortheast NE

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