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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: 88%

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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 6° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.26 meters/second, 1584.9 km/hour, 984.8 miles/hour or 855.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.2"984.64 miwest0° 10' 24.5"11.93 misouth984.43 mi
24 hours12° 40' 20.0"861.57 mieast3° 52' 01.3"265.82 misouth895.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 3:08 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanFri 3:08 AM1792 km1113 miles968 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 3:08 AM1921 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraFri 3:08 AM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 3:08 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 3:08 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 3:08 AM2061 km1280 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 4:08 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 4:08 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosFri 4:08 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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