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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: 70%

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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 57° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.68 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"940.40 miwest0° 00' 59.3"1.13 misouth940.45 mi
24 hours11° 39' 43.5"755.71 mieast0° 49' 58.9"57.30 misouth759.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Tue 7:26 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 7:26 PM567 km353 miles306 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaTue 7:26 PM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyTue 7:26 PM607 km377 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreTue 7:26 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotTue 7:26 PM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesTue 7:26 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Tue 7:26 PM627 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 7:26 PM649 km403 miles350 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauTue 7:26 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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