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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 phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 07' South
Longitude: 3° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.41 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.64 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.0"998.58 miwest0° 11' 59.4"13.73 minorth998.77 mi
24 hours12° 53' 07.9"890.05 mieast4° 47' 30.1"329.25 minorth949.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:30 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmNorth N
LomeSat 12:30 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:30 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSat 1:30 PM1272 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:30 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorthwest NW
LagosSat 1:30 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 12:30 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmSouth S
LibrevilleSat 1:30 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast-northeast ENE
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