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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 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 30' South
Longitude: 25° 49' 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"1003.81 miwest0° 11' 44.0"13.44 misouth1003.85 mi
24 hours11° 45' 53.6"813.56 mieast4° 39' 10.2"319.73 misouth872.50 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 AM780 km485 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 11:46 PM1242 km772 miles670 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaTue 11:46 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmWest W
FreetownWed 2:46 AM1781 km1106 miles961 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 2:46 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmNortheast NE
PraiaWed 1:46 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorth N
BissauWed 2:46 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 2:46 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 11:46 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulWed 2:46 AM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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