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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: 97%

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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 82° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.2"985.28 miwest0° 09' 26.0"10.81 misouth985.61 mi
24 hours11° 20' 31.5"769.32 mieast4° 01' 43.6"276.88 misouth822.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimónSat 10:20 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San AndrésSat 11:20 PM165 km103 miles89 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 10:20 PM231 km143 miles125 nmSouthwest SW
AlajuelaSat 10:20 PM236 km147 miles127 nmSouthwest SW
Puerto CabezasSat 10:20 PM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DavidSat 11:20 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth S
Santiago de VeraguasSat 11:20 PM395 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MasayaSat 10:20 PM397 km247 miles215 nmWest W
MatagalpaSat 10:20 PM411 km255 miles222 nmWest-northwest WNW
PanamaSat 11:20 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE

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