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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: 4%

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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' North, Longitude: 19° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.6"1004.21 miwest0° 11' 16.8"12.92 minorth1004.23 mi
24 hours11° 18' 39.5"781.89 mieast4° 23' 39.4"301.96 minorth836.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownMon 11:48 AM979 km609 miles529 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 11:48 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 11:48 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 11:48 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulMon 11:48 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarMon 11:48 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmNorth N
PraiaMon 10:48 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroMon 11:48 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoMon 11:48 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 11:48 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-northeast ENE
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