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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' North, Longitude: 32° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.14 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.4"993.46 miwest0° 10' 13.4"11.71 minorth993.31 mi
24 hours11° 23' 31.0"779.17 mieast3° 49' 27.5"262.87 minorth818.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 2:36 PM1208 km750 miles652 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaWed 12:36 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarWed 3:36 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 3:36 PM1827 km1136 miles987 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeWed 12:36 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmSouth S
BissauWed 3:36 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 3:36 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmEast E
NouakchottWed 3:36 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémWed 12:36 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownWed 3:36 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmEast E
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