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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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' North, Longitude: 17° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 33' 20.7"1004.64 miwest0° 10' 06.5"11.58 misouth1004.80 mi
24 hours10° 46' 17.8"743.46 mieast4° 08' 27.8"284.53 misouth797.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownTue 7:28 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 7:28 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNortheast NE
BoTue 7:28 AM831 km516 miles449 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 7:28 AM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniTue 7:28 AM865 km538 miles467 nmNortheast NE
KenemaTue 7:28 AM877 km545 miles474 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéTue 7:28 AM889 km552 miles480 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataTue 7:28 AM898 km558 miles485 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 7:28 AM931 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduTue 7:28 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNortheast NE

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