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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: 96%
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 Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 15' North
Longitude: 4° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.05 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.37 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.7"982.02 miwest0° 09' 03.3"10.38 misouth982.35 mi
24 hours11° 20' 59.0"767.32 mieast3° 53' 50.1"267.88 misouth817.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokotoSat 11:20 PM130 km81 miles70 nmNortheast NE
NiameySat 11:20 PM283 km176 miles153 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiSat 11:20 PM327 km203 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParakouSat 11:20 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KadunaSat 11:20 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoSat 11:20 PM452 km281 miles244 nmEast E
AbujaSat 11:20 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
KaraSat 10:20 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
SokodéSat 10:20 PM505 km314 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderSat 11:20 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE

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