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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: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 5° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.94 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.7"948.15 miwest0° 05' 30.8"6.32 minorth948.43 mi
24 hours13° 22' 18.7"878.57 mieast2° 41' 25.6"185.03 minorth904.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 6:36 AM258 km160 miles139 nmNorth N
LuandaWed 7:36 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 8:36 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 6:36 AM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 6:36 AM2612 km1623 miles1411 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 7:36 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 6:36 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 7:36 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 7:36 AM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroWed 6:36 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth N
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