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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' North, Longitude: 28° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"998.02 miwest0° 10' 31.4"12.05 minorth997.91 mi
24 hours11° 18' 33.3"776.84 mieast3° 59' 43.2"274.60 minorth820.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 12:14 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarTue 1:14 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmNortheast NE
BanjulTue 1:14 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 1:14 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaTue 10:14 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouthwest SW
ConakryTue 1:14 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmEast E
FreetownTue 1:14 PM1742 km1082 miles940 nmEast E
RecifeTue 10:14 AM1775 km1103 miles959 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottTue 1:14 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 1:14 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
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