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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' North, Longitude: 49° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.3"1003.29 miwest0° 11' 28.1"13.13 misouth1003.46 mi
24 hours11° 30' 20.4"794.78 mieast4° 39' 26.2"320.00 misouth857.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 12:36 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
BelémTue 12:36 AM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:36 AM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboTue 12:36 AM710 km441 miles384 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:36 AM901 km560 miles487 nmWest-northwest WNW
New AmsterdamMon 11:36 PM968 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownMon 11:36 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausMon 11:36 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 12:36 AM1417 km881 miles765 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port of SpainMon 11:36 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest-northwest WNW

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