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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: 55%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 25, 2013 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' North, Longitude: 28° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.22 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 33' 32.8"998.05 miwest0° 09' 20.0"10.69 misouth998.29 mi
24 hours10° 36' 17.7"727.00 mieast3° 53' 30.3"267.42 misouth777.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 6:28 AM973 km605 miles525 nmNortheast NE
DakarMon 7:28 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 7:28 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 7:28 AM1499 km931 miles809 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 7:28 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast E
FortalezaMon 4:28 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownMon 7:28 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 7:28 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 4:28 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonroviaMon 7:28 AM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmEast E

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