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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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 08' North
Longitude: 9° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.70 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.8"994.71 miwest0° 10' 22.2"11.88 minorth994.57 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.7"780.07 mieast3° 53' 31.5"267.52 minorth820.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakurdiWed 1:44 PM73 km45 miles39 nmSouthwest SW
AbakalikiWed 1:44 PM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbujaWed 1:44 PM238 km148 miles128 nmWest-northwest WNW
EnuguWed 1:44 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
JalingoWed 1:44 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamendaWed 1:44 PM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KadunaWed 1:44 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZariaWed 1:44 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UyoWed 1:44 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OwerriWed 1:44 PM369 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
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