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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: 79%

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 Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 6° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.79 meters/second, 1558.0 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.14 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.6"967.93 miwest0° 08' 40.3"9.94 misouth967.66 mi
24 hours13° 14' 06.8"886.01 mieast3° 02' 30.4"209.17 misouth903.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 3:58 AM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São ToméSat 3:58 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 3:58 AM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmNorth N
LuandaSat 4:58 AM2251 km1398 miles1215 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSat 3:58 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 3:58 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroSat 3:58 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 4:58 AM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 3:58 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSat 4:58 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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