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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 22' North, Longitude: 13° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.41 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.1"998.49 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 minorth998.45 mi
24 hours12° 31' 29.2"863.85 mieast4° 18' 26.0"295.98 minorth910.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSun 12:44 PM388 km241 miles209 nmNortheast NE
KakataSun 12:44 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
BoSun 12:44 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:44 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNorth N
KenemaSun 12:44 PM479 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
MakeniSun 12:44 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaSun 12:44 PM553 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoiduSun 12:44 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 12:44 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth N
KindiaSun 12:44 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
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