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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' North, Longitude: 13° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.76 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.7"994.78 miwest0° 10' 23.2"11.90 minorth994.64 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.4"780.13 mieast3° 53' 59.2"268.03 minorth820.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NgaoundéréWed 1:24 PM91 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarouaWed 1:24 PM147 km91 miles79 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoundouWed 1:24 PM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
MarouaWed 1:24 PM284 km177 miles153 nmNorth N
JalingoWed 1:24 PM295 km183 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
BozoumWed 1:24 PM335 km208 miles181 nmSoutheast SE
BertouaWed 1:24 PM387 km241 miles209 nmSouth S
MaiduguriWed 1:24 PM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth N
NdjamenaWed 1:24 PM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiWed 1:24 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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