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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 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 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° 33' 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"996.99 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 misouth996.89 mi
24 hours12° 10' 54.2"837.53 mieast4° 22' 56.8"301.20 misouth885.92 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 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 12:46 AM725 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 12:46 AM1149 km714 miles620 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 12:46 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 12:46 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaThu 12:46 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownThu 3:46 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 3:46 AM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmNortheast NE
PraiaThu 2:46 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroThu 12:46 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSouthwest SW
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