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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: 25%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 15, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 20° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.77 meters/second, 1518.4 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.72 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.8"943.17 miwest0° 01' 09.8"1.33 misouth943.23 mi
24 hours11° 32' 18.1"749.76 mieast0° 53' 08.4"60.92 misouth754.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouMon 5:26 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa MariaMon 4:26 PM464 km288 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottMon 5:26 PM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-southeast ESE
MindeloMon 4:26 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisMon 5:26 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaMon 5:26 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNortheast NE
RossoMon 5:26 PM630 km392 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 4:26 PM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarMon 5:26 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsMon 5:26 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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