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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: 14%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' North, Longitude: 34° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.34 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.9"969.12 miwest0° 07' 14.0"8.29 minorth968.88 mi
24 hours11° 30' 29.5"768.04 mieast2° 31' 05.7"173.16 minorth782.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumFri 3:36 PM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-northwest WNW
KassalaFri 3:36 PM249 km155 miles135 nmEast E
TeseneyFri 3:36 PM276 km172 miles149 nmEast E
KostiFri 3:36 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GondarFri 3:36 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSoutheast SE
KerenFri 3:36 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast E
Al-UbayyidFri 3:36 PM477 km296 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
AsmaraFri 3:36 PM521 km323 miles281 nmEast E
Bahir DarFri 3:36 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanFri 3:36 PM585 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
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