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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 = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 2:14:00 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

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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' North, Longitude: 23° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.0"1002.00 miWest0° 11' 17.6"12.93 miNorth1001.96 mi
24 hours11° 25' 31.1"788.34 miEast4° 20' 30.7"298.36 miNorth840.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 1:14 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmNorth N
BissauTue 2:14 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 2:14 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownTue 2:14 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 2:14 PM1314 km817 miles710 nmNortheast NE
DakarTue 2:14 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 2:14 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 2:14 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeTue 11:14 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmWest-southwest WSW

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