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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: 59%

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

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' North, Longitude: 24° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.04 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.70 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"941.52 miwest0° 01' 35.3"1.82 minorth941.44 mi
24 hours11° 38' 34.3"755.24 mieast0° 11' 57.5"13.71 minorth754.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:20 PM387 km241 miles209 nmSouth S
Santa MariaMon 7:20 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaMon 7:20 PM609 km379 miles329 nmSouth S
NouadhibouMon 8:20 PM776 km482 miles419 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 8:20 PM926 km576 miles500 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaMon 8:20 PM955 km593 miles516 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 8:20 PM975 km606 miles527 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 8:20 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsMon 8:20 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulMon 8:20 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmSoutheast SE

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