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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: 7%

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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 21° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.47 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.7"996.47 miwest0° 11' 25.6"13.09 minorth996.70 mi
24 hours12° 46' 18.5"879.92 mieast4° 39' 23.8"319.98 minorth938.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 8:30 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 11:30 AM1740 km1081 miles939 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 11:30 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 11:30 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 8:30 AM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmWest W
BissauFri 11:30 AM1994 km1239 miles1076 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 8:30 AM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownFri 11:30 AM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulFri 11:30 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 10:30 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth N
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