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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: 98%

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 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 43' South, Longitude: 32° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.2"1004.13 miwest0° 11' 43.6"13.43 misouth1004.20 mi
24 hours11° 42' 39.9"810.00 mieast4° 40' 11.9"320.88 misouth870.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukobaWed 1:46 AM83 km52 miles45 nmSouthwest SW
EntebbeWed 1:46 AM90 km56 miles48 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KampalaWed 1:46 AM121 km75 miles65 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbararaWed 1:46 AM178 km110 miles96 nmWest W
MwanzaWed 1:46 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RwamaganaWed 12:46 AM244 km151 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliWed 12:46 AM279 km173 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbaleWed 1:46 AM292 km182 miles158 nmNortheast NE
RuhengeriWed 12:46 AM303 km188 miles164 nmWest-southwest WSW
GitaramaWed 12:46 AM316 km197 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW

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