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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 21, 2013 at 21:52:00 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: 70%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' North, Longitude: 31° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.08 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.3"964.06 miwest0° 06' 28.1"7.41 misouth964.35 mi
24 hours11° 20' 36.9"752.93 mieast2° 56' 27.3"202.20 misouth784.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloThu 8:52 PM654 km406 miles353 nmEast E
PraiaThu 8:52 PM828 km514 miles447 nmEast E
DakarThu 9:52 PM1477 km918 miles797 nmEast E
BanjulThu 9:52 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 9:52 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmEast E
BissauThu 9:52 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryThu 9:52 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownThu 9:52 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnThu 9:52 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaThu 6:52 PM2373 km1475 miles1282 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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