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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%

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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' North, Longitude: 8° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.5"982.25 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 minorth982.03 mi
24 hours11° 25' 54.5"773.12 mieast3° 14' 18.8"222.64 minorth799.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KanoThu 2:34 PM19 km12 miles10 nmSouthwest SW
ZariaThu 2:34 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderThu 2:34 PM189 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KadunaThu 2:34 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiThu 2:34 PM223 km138 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
AbujaThu 2:34 PM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoThu 2:34 PM381 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
JalingoThu 2:34 PM468 km291 miles253 nmSoutheast SE
MakurdiThu 2:34 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth S
MaiduguriThu 2:34 PM495 km308 miles267 nmEast E
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