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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 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 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° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 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' 17.1"743.45 mieast4° 08' 27.2"284.52 misouth797.08 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 AM717 km446 miles387 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 7:28 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNortheast NE
BoTue 7:28 AM806 km501 miles435 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 7:28 AM814 km506 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniTue 7:28 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNortheast NE
KenemaTue 7:28 AM851 km529 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE
KakataTue 7:28 AM870 km540 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéTue 7:28 AM875 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduTue 7:28 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNortheast NE
BissauTue 7:28 AM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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