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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' South, Longitude: 32° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.5"1003.85 miwest0° 11' 46.1"13.48 minorth1003.95 mi
24 hours11° 34' 09.3"800.20 mieast4° 38' 11.3"318.57 minorth860.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:00 Noon361 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
NatalMon 11:00 AM654 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaMon 11:00 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeMon 11:00 AM873 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorMon 11:00 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémMon 11:00 AM1800 km1119 miles972 nmWest W
PraiaMon 1:00 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneMon 11:00 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauMon 2:00 PM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
BanjulMon 2:00 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNortheast NE

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