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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' North, Longitude: 17° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.35 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.3"993.86 miwest0° 10' 16.6"11.77 minorth993.71 mi
24 hours11° 23' 28.9"779.44 mieast3° 50' 57.9"264.57 minorth818.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ConakryWed 2:34 PM411 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 2:34 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BokéWed 2:34 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 2:34 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast E
ZiguinchorWed 2:34 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáWed 2:34 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
KindiaWed 2:34 PM519 km322 miles280 nmEast-northeast ENE
GabúWed 2:34 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaWed 2:34 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth N
BanjulWed 2:34 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth N

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