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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 14° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.99 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.8"943.66 miwest0° 03' 51.6"4.43 misouth943.50 mi
24 hours14° 44' 49.9"966.78 mieast0° 55' 13.1"63.30 misouth966.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:22 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 9:22 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 9:22 AM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 12:22 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 12:22 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:22 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 12:22 PM3004 km1866 miles1622 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 12:22 PM3009 km1869 miles1624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 9:22 AM3049 km1894 miles1646 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakryMon 12:22 PM3114 km1935 miles1681 nmNorth N
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