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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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' North, Longitude: 26° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.92 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.6"995.13 miwest0° 10' 25.7"11.94 minorth994.99 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.1"780.40 mieast3° 55' 08.5"269.35 minorth821.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauWed 2:34 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast E
OboWed 12:34 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
BiraoWed 12:34 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
YambioWed 2:34 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
BriaWed 12:34 PM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirWed 2:34 PM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth N
BambariWed 12:34 PM636 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalakalWed 2:34 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-northeast ENE
JubaWed 2:34 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-UbayyidWed 2:34 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE

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