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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: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 7, 2013 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 20° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.39 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"946.79 miwest0° 02' 49.4"3.24 minorth946.66 mi
24 hours11° 38' 35.0"759.49 mieast0° 42' 15.5"48.45 minorth759.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 12:28 PM379 km235 miles205 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa MariaFri 11:28 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottFri 12:28 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisFri 12:28 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloFri 11:28 AM571 km355 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
RossoFri 12:28 PM577 km359 miles312 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaFri 11:28 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
DakarFri 12:28 PM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsFri 12:28 PM629 km391 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
Dakhla *Fri 1:28 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE

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