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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 8:52:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 77%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 8° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.44 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.75 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.3"944.67 miWest0° 03' 01.1"3.46 miSouth944.82 mi
24 hours11° 37' 11.8"756.36 miEast1° 37' 53.9"112.23 miSouth768.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaWed 8:52 PM326 km203 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamakoWed 8:52 PM795 km494 miles429 nmSouth S
NouakchottWed 8:52 PM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
SmaraWed 8:52 PM829 km515 miles448 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RossoWed 8:52 PM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaWed 8:52 PM857 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaWed 8:52 PM870 km541 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
TindoufWed 9:52 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
NouadhibouWed 8:52 PM887 km551 miles479 nmWest W
KoutialaWed 8:52 PM888 km552 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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