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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: 15%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:37 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, March 30, 2012 at 7:41 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: 36° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.8 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"947.81 miwest0° 05' 14.6"6.01 minorth947.57 mi
24 hours11° 29' 40.7"750.03 mieast1° 40' 50.7"115.63 minorth754.95 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 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 5:20 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 5:20 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmEast E
BanjulMon 5:20 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 5:20 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Mon 5:20 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauMon 5:20 PM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 2:20 PM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnMon 5:20 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboMon 2:20 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmSouthwest SW
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