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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: 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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' North, Longitude: 20° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.55 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 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' 52.6"944.92 miwest0° 03' 05.8"3.55 misouth945.08 mi
24 hours11° 37' 02.8"756.39 mieast1° 39' 43.4"114.32 misouth768.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouWed 9:42 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa MariaWed 8:42 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottWed 9:42 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
MindeloWed 8:42 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisWed 9:42 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaWed 8:42 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RossoWed 9:42 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaWed 9:42 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 9:42 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsWed 9:42 PM682 km424 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
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