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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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 60' North, Longitude: 26° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.10 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 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' 04.4"955.14 miwest0° 05' 23.1"6.17 misouth955.40 mi
24 hours11° 31' 14.5"758.03 mieast2° 32' 35.7"174.89 misouth782.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloThu 9:52 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaThu 9:52 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaThu 9:52 PM453 km281 miles245 nmSoutheast SE
DakarThu 10:52 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottThu 10:52 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmEast E
BanjulThu 10:52 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauThu 10:52 PM1338 km832 miles723 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryThu 10:52 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnThu 10:52 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 10:52 PM1763 km1096 miles952 nmSoutheast SE

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