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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: 67%

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 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 26° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"940.09 miwest0° 00' 25.9"0.50 misouth940.11 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.2"755.64 mieast0° 36' 41.4"42.07 misouth758.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraTue 6:36 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
Al-FashirTue 8:36 PM785 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumTue 8:36 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidTue 8:36 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al JizahTue 7:36 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoTue 7:36 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaTue 7:36 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JeddahTue 8:36 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmEast E
MakkahTue 8:36 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmEast E
MedinaTue 8:36 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmEast-northeast ENE
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