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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 13:50:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' North, Longitude: 18° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.5"1002.08 miwest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 minorth1002.05 mi
24 hours11° 25' 36.3"788.51 mieast4° 20' 54.4"298.81 minorth840.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownTue 1:50 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 1:50 PM780 km484 miles421 nmNortheast NE
BoTue 1:50 PM829 km515 miles448 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaTue 1:50 PM846 km526 miles457 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniTue 1:50 PM860 km535 miles465 nmNortheast NE
KenemaTue 1:50 PM876 km544 miles473 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéTue 1:50 PM876 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataTue 1:50 PM901 km560 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 1:50 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduTue 1:50 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNortheast NE

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