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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: 41%

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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 15° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.0"941.57 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.31 minorth941.56 mi
24 hours11° 37' 19.9"754.01 mieast0° 19' 23.9"22.24 misouth755.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouMon 6:26 PM141 km88 miles76 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouakchottMon 6:26 PM249 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
DakhlaMon 6:26 PM373 km232 miles202 nmNorth N
RossoMon 6:26 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSouth S
Saint-LouisMon 6:26 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
TidjikjaMon 6:26 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaMon 6:26 PM604 km376 miles326 nmSouth S
ThièsMon 6:26 PM623 km387 miles336 nmSouth S
DakarMon 6:26 PM648 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape BojadorMon 6:26 PM657 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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