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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 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 12' North
Longitude: 36° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 19.7"1001.88 miwest0° 11' 16.0"12.90 minorth1001.84 mi
24 hours11° 25' 20.7"788.04 mieast4° 19' 39.9"297.41 minorth839.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaTue 12:04 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 1:04 PM992 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeTue 12:04 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmSouth S
BelémTue 12:04 PM1497 km930 miles809 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 12:04 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmWest W
PraiaTue 2:04 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 12:04 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouth S
ParamariboTue 12:04 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmWest W
DakarTue 3:04 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 3:04 PM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
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