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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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' North, Longitude: 31° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.52 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.2 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"974.03 miwest0° 07' 55.0"9.07 minorth973.78 mi
24 hours11° 19' 20.8"759.05 mieast2° 48' 52.0"193.52 minorth778.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 5:26 PM725 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaFri 5:26 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast E
DakarFri 6:26 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast E
BanjulFri 6:26 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:26 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 6:26 PM1713 km1065 miles925 nmEast E
ConakryFri 6:26 PM1975 km1227 miles1067 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownFri 6:26 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaFri 3:26 PM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnFri 6:26 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNortheast NE

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