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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 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' North, Longitude: 9° 20' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.8"994.65 miwest0° 10' 22.3"11.88 minorth994.51 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.7"780.03 mieast3° 53' 33.0"267.53 minorth820.49 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 PM99 km61 miles53 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbujaWed 1:44 PM229 km142 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
JalingoWed 1:44 PM239 km148 miles129 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbakalikiWed 1:44 PM241 km149 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
BamendaWed 1:44 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EnuguWed 1:44 PM273 km170 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaWed 1:44 PM337 km209 miles182 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaWed 1:44 PM371 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UyoWed 1:44 PM375 km233 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OwerriWed 1:44 PM387 km241 miles209 nmSouthwest SW

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