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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 44' North, Longitude: 0° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.12 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.4"1002.34 miwest0° 11' 20.6"12.99 minorth1002.31 mi
24 hours11° 25' 52.8"789.05 mieast4° 22' 06.9"300.19 minorth841.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraTue 12:34 PM203 km126 miles109 nmNorth N
LomeTue 12:34 PM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiTue 12:34 PM377 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouTue 1:34 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoTue 1:34 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméTue 12:34 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BohiconTue 1:34 PM442 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 1:34 PM473 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 12:34 PM485 km301 miles262 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbeokutaTue 1:34 PM527 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE

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