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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: 49%

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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 9° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.0"949.04 miwest0° 03' 57.9"4.55 minorth948.86 mi
24 hours11° 33' 14.2"755.21 mieast1° 10' 02.9"80.31 minorth756.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 6:30 PM223 km139 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottSun 6:30 PM704 km437 miles380 nmWest W
BamakoSun 6:30 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoSun 6:30 PM738 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaSun 6:30 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouSun 6:30 PM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToubaSun 6:30 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakhlaSun 6:30 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
KoutialaSun 6:30 PM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SmaraSun 6:30 PM875 km544 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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