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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
This phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 15' North
Longitude: 38° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.04 meters/second, 1526.5 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"948.32 miwest0° 03' 47.2"4.34 minorth948.15 mi
24 hours11° 33' 45.7"755.24 mieast1° 05' 38.0"75.25 minorth756.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 7:30 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 5:30 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSouthwest SW
DakarSun 8:30 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmEast E
ParamariboSun 5:30 PM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 4:30 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottSun 8:30 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmEast E
Ponta Delgada (Azores)Sun 7:30 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSun 8:30 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fort-de-FranceSun 4:30 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmWest W
CastriesSun 4:30 PM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmWest W
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