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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: 32%

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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 13° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.76 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"945.34 miwest0° 02' 37.4"3.01 minorth945.22 mi
24 hours11° 38' 23.1"758.14 mieast0° 37' 06.6"42.55 minorth757.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 5:26 PM229 km142 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 5:26 PM339 km211 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouSun 5:26 PM419 km261 miles226 nmWest-northwest WNW
RossoSun 5:26 PM445 km277 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaSun 5:26 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-LouisSun 5:26 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
ToubaSun 5:26 PM604 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TambacoundaSun 5:26 PM658 km409 miles355 nmSouth S
ThièsSun 5:26 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouthwest SW
DakarSun 5:26 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouthwest SW

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