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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: 99%
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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 21' North
Longitude: 15° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.53 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"994.33 miwest0° 10' 25.1"11.93 misouth994.62 mi
24 hours11° 21' 10.7"777.06 mieast4° 21' 33.4"299.57 misouth836.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouSun 11:20 PM45 km28 miles24 nmEast-northeast ENE
GarouaSun 11:20 PM277 km172 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
SarhSun 11:20 PM306 km190 miles165 nmEast-northeast ENE
NdjamenaSun 11:20 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth N
BerbératiSun 11:20 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
MaiduguriSun 11:20 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
JalingoSun 11:20 PM484 km301 miles262 nmWest W
BanguiSun 11:20 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
BimboSun 11:20 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BambariSun 11:20 PM617 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
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