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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: 80%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 5° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.06 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.00 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.1"959.51 miwest0° 05' 31.2"6.33 misouth959.31 mi
24 hours13° 03' 09.9"865.80 mieast1° 45' 39.5"121.10 misouth870.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 3:56 AM69 km43 miles37 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 4:56 AM2249 km1398 miles1215 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 3:56 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 3:56 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 5:56 AM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraFri 3:56 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 4:56 AM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 3:56 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroFri 3:56 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth N
LomeFri 3:56 AM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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