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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: 70%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 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° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.08 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 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"964.07 miwest0° 06' 28.1"7.42 misouth964.36 mi
24 hours11° 20' 36.8"752.94 mieast2° 56' 29.2"202.24 misouth784.75 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 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast E
PraiaThu 8:52 PM856 km532 miles462 nmEast E
DakarThu 9:52 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmEast E
BanjulThu 9:52 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 9:52 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast E
BissauThu 9:52 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryThu 9:52 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownThu 9:52 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnThu 9:52 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaThu 6:52 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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