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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, March 26, 2012 at 5:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 15%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:39 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, March 30, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 26, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 35° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.83 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.80 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"947.75 miWest0° 05' 14.7"6.01 miNorth947.52 mi
24 hours11° 29' 39.8"749.97 miEast1° 40' 53.2"115.67 miNorth754.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 4:20 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 5:20 PM2033 km1263 miles1097 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 5:20 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmEast E
BanjulMon 5:20 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 5:20 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauMon 5:20 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 2:20 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnMon 5:20 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboMon 2:20 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 2:20 PM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmSouth S

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