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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 30' North
Longitude: 35° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.88 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.4"972.65 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 minorth972.41 mi
24 hours11° 31' 24.5"771.85 mieast2° 40' 46.2"184.25 minorth788.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 2:14 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast E
DakarThu 3:14 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast E
BanjulThu 3:14 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast E
FortalezaThu 12:14 PM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmSouth S
NouakchottThu 3:14 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneThu 12:14 PM2147 km1334 miles1160 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauThu 3:14 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmEast E
BelémThu 12:14 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboThu 12:14 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryThu 3:14 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmEast E
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