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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: 15%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' North, Longitude: 23° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.34 meters/second, 1556.4 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.9"966.88 miwest0° 06' 55.1"7.93 minorth966.64 mi
24 hours11° 31' 20.5"767.24 mieast2° 23' 07.7"164.04 minorth779.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 3:34 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouth S
Santa MariaFri 3:34 PM116 km72 miles62 nmNortheast NE
MindeloFri 3:34 PM203 km126 miles109 nmNorthwest NW
DakarFri 4:34 PM664 km413 miles358 nmEast E
ThièsFri 4:34 PM715 km444 miles386 nmEast E
SerekundaFri 4:34 PM779 km484 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulFri 4:34 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaFri 4:34 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast E
RossoFri 4:34 PM829 km515 miles448 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 4:34 PM844 km524 miles456 nmEast-northeast ENE

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