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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 2:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 30' South, Longitude: 25° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.7"1003.74 miWest0° 11' 44.0"13.44 miSouth1003.78 mi
24 hours11° 45' 52.7"813.49 miEast4° 39' 10.6"319.71 miSouth872.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 12:46 AM808 km502 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 11:46 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaTue 11:46 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmWest W
FreetownWed 2:46 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 2:46 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNortheast NE
PraiaWed 1:46 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth N
BissauWed 2:46 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 2:46 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 11:46 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulWed 2:46 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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