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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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' North, Longitude: 36° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.43 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.8"973.90 miwest0° 07' 53.4"9.04 minorth973.66 mi
24 hours11° 19' 25.6"759.05 mieast2° 48' 14.6"192.82 minorth778.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 5:46 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast E
DakarFri 6:46 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
FortalezaFri 3:46 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 3:46 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulFri 6:46 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:46 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémFri 3:46 PM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmSouthwest SW
BissauFri 6:46 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmEast E
ParamariboFri 3:46 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 3:46 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth S
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