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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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:30:00 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: 2%

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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' South, Longitude: 22° 56' 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.7"1001.04 miwest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 minorth1001.13 mi
24 hours12° 36' 23.4"871.99 mieast4° 37' 47.5"318.11 minorth927.49 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 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 12:30 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 12:30 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 12:30 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSat 9:30 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulSat 12:30 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaSat 11:30 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
DakarSat 12:30 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 9:30 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmEast-northeast ENE

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