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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: 0%
Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 57' North
Longitude: 32° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.11 meters/second, 1588.0 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.0"986.64 miwest0° 09' 16.4"10.62 minorth986.44 mi
24 hours11° 23' 51.8"774.13 mieast3° 24' 50.9"234.71 minorth804.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloWed 1:14 PM1015 km630 miles548 nmNortheast NE
PraiaWed 1:14 PM1034 km643 miles558 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarWed 2:14 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 2:14 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmEast E
FortalezaWed 11:14 AM1775 km1103 miles959 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BissauWed 2:14 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmEast E
NouakchottWed 2:14 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 2:14 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast E
FreetownWed 2:14 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmEast E
RecifeWed 11:14 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmSouth S
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