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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 24, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 7° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.18 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.6"946.38 miwest0° 02' 46.3"3.18 minorth946.51 mi
24 hours13° 46' 16.5"903.48 mieast1° 39' 18.2"113.82 minorth914.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 6:48 AM789 km490 miles426 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Mon 7:48 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Mon 7:48 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaMon 6:48 AM1258 km781 miles679 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownMon 5:48 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmWest W
KinshasaMon 6:48 AM1805 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleMon 6:48 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 7:48 AM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneMon 7:48 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 5:48 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNorth N

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