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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 15:34:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 9%

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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 26' North, Longitude: 20° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.69 meters/second, 1579.3 km/hour, 981.3 miles/hour or 852.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.35 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.9"981.14 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 minorth980.91 mi
24 hours11° 26' 14.9"772.63 mieast3° 10' 47.5"218.61 minorth798.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DakarThu 3:34 PM408 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 3:34 PM421 km262 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaThu 2:34 PM432 km269 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
BanjulThu 3:34 PM433 km269 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorThu 3:34 PM452 km281 miles244 nmEast E
ThièsThu 3:34 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 3:34 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast E
Santa MariaThu 2:34 PM532 km331 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FarafenniThu 3:34 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToubaThu 3:34 PM561 km348 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
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