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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: 2%
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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 19' South
Longitude: 23° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.7"1001.11 miwest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 minorth1001.20 mi
24 hours12° 36' 23.0"872.04 mieast4° 37' 46.9"318.13 minorth927.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownSat 12:30 PM1473 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 12:30 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 9:30 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaSat 12:30 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 12:30 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaSat 11:30 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
BanjulSat 12:30 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 9:30 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarSat 12:30 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmEast-northeast ENE
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