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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: 50%
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 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 12' North
Longitude: 26° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.18 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.0"948.64 miwest0° 03' 51.6"4.43 minorth948.47 mi
24 hours11° 33' 32.7"755.25 mieast1° 07' 28.5"77.36 minorth756.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 6:40 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaSun 6:40 PM464 km288 miles251 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSun 6:40 PM562 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSun 7:40 PM992 km616 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSun 7:40 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 7:40 PM1100 km684 miles594 nmEast E
BanjulSun 7:40 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 7:40 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnSun 7:40 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 7:40 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmSoutheast SE
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