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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: 94%

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 Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 21' South, Longitude: 28° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.73 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.7"996.93 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 misouth996.83 mi
24 hours12° 10' 53.0"837.45 mieast4° 22' 58.0"301.20 misouth885.85 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 NoronhaThu 1:46 AM532 km331 miles287 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 12:46 AM754 km469 miles407 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 12:46 AM1177 km732 miles636 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 12:46 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 12:46 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownThu 3:46 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaThu 12:46 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryThu 3:46 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 3:46 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmNortheast NE
PraiaThu 2:46 AM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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