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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 8:31 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 14° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.92 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.9"954.73 miwest0° 05' 18.7"6.09 misouth954.99 mi
24 hours11° 31' 27.5"757.95 mieast2° 30' 55.7"172.98 misouth782.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottThu 10:02 PM187 km116 miles101 nmWest W
RossoThu 10:02 PM242 km150 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
TidjikjaThu 10:02 PM299 km186 miles161 nmEast E
Saint-LouisThu 10:02 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
ToubaThu 10:02 PM397 km247 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouThu 10:02 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
ThièsThu 10:02 PM464 km288 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaThu 10:02 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
DakarThu 10:02 PM510 km317 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniThu 10:02 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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