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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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' North, Longitude: 3° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.98 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 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' 29.4"981.79 miwest0° 08' 51.4"10.15 minorth981.57 mi
24 hours11° 26' 02.8"772.91 mieast3° 12' 51.2"220.97 minorth798.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DédougouThu 2:24 PM22 km14 miles12 nmNorth N
KoudougouThu 2:24 PM122 km76 miles66 nmEast E
Bobo-DioulassoThu 2:24 PM149 km92 miles80 nmSouthwest SW
OuahigouyaThu 2:24 PM186 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouThu 2:24 PM213 km132 miles115 nmEast E
KoutialaThu 2:24 PM216 km134 miles117 nmWest W
SikassoThu 2:24 PM261 km162 miles141 nmWest-southwest WSW
KorhogoThu 2:24 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaThu 2:24 PM418 km260 miles226 nmEast E
DoriThu 2:24 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
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