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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: 76%

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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 40° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.00 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.5"943.70 miwest0° 02' 41.8"3.09 misouth943.84 mi
24 hours11° 37' 46.8"756.23 mieast1° 30' 23.2"103.62 misouth766.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahWed 8:26 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahWed 8:26 PM251 km156 miles135 nmNorthwest NW
Khamis MushaitWed 8:26 PM264 km164 miles142 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanWed 8:26 PM392 km244 miles212 nmWest W
MedinaWed 8:26 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KerenWed 8:26 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraWed 8:26 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahWed 8:26 PM610 km379 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaWed 8:26 PM617 km384 miles333 nmSoutheast SE
KassalaWed 8:26 PM694 km431 miles374 nmSouthwest SW

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