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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: 85%

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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' North, Longitude: 9° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.84 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.7"954.56 miwest0° 05' 16.9"6.05 misouth954.82 mi
24 hours11° 31' 33.0"757.92 mieast2° 30' 13.3"172.17 misouth782.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaThu 9:42 PM251 km156 miles136 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoThu 9:42 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth S
TambacoundaThu 9:42 PM685 km425 miles370 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottThu 9:42 PM728 km452 miles393 nmWest W
RossoThu 9:42 PM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoutialaThu 9:42 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToubaThu 9:42 PM807 km501 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
SikassoThu 9:42 PM837 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GabúThu 9:42 PM847 km526 miles457 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniThu 9:42 PM857 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW

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