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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: 70%

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 Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' South, Longitude: 7° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.23 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.82 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.8"948.68 miwest0° 03' 00.3"3.45 misouth948.55 mi
24 hours13° 29' 23.4"885.97 mieast0° 40' 53.4"46.87 misouth885.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 4:56 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 5:56 AM2460 km1528 miles1328 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 4:56 AM2575 km1600 miles1391 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 6:56 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSat 4:56 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmNorth N
MonroviaSat 4:56 AM2750 km1708 miles1485 nmNorth N
AccraSat 4:56 AM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 5:56 AM2769 km1720 miles1495 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 4:56 AM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth N
LomeSat 4:56 AM2862 km1779 miles1546 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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