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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 8:01 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' South, Longitude: 17° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.51 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 26.1"998.73 miwest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 minorth998.91 mi
24 hours12° 52' 22.5"889.28 mieast4° 47' 20.5"329.05 minorth949.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSat 1:30 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:30 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:30 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSat 1:30 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 1:30 PM1766 km1097 miles954 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 1:30 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSat 1:30 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth N
DakarSat 1:30 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmNorth N
JamestownSat 1:30 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeSat 10:30 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-southwest WSW

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