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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: 26%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:25 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 13° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.86 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.8"956.94 miwest0° 07' 58.3"9.14 minorth957.32 mi
24 hours12° 03' 44.0"797.02 mieast3° 32' 33.5"243.60 minorth840.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 9:00 AM822 km511 miles444 nmEast E
RecifeSat 6:00 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 9:00 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 9:00 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 9:00 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 9:00 AM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmNorth N
AccraSat 9:00 AM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 9:00 AM2933 km1822 miles1584 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 9:00 AM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmNorth N
LuandaSat 10:00 AM3020 km1876 miles1631 nmEast-northeast ENE
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