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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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:30:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 7%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 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° 14' 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"996.40 miwest0° 11' 25.6"13.09 minorth996.63 mi
24 hours12° 46' 19.0"879.86 mieast4° 39' 23.4"319.95 minorth938.35 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 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 11:30 AM1720 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 11:30 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 11:30 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 8:30 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmWest W
BissauFri 11:30 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 11:30 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorFri 8:30 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulFri 11:30 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 11:30 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
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