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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 17' North
Longitude: 31° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.30 meters/second, 1559.9 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.9"969.10 miwest0° 07' 13.3"8.28 minorth968.86 mi
24 hours11° 30' 31.3"768.06 mieast2° 30' 47.6"172.83 minorth782.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumFri 3:44 PM78 km49 miles42 nmEast-northeast ENE
KassalaFri 3:44 PM486 km302 miles262 nmEast E
TeseneyFri 3:44 PM513 km319 miles277 nmEast E
MalakalFri 3:44 PM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth S
KerenFri 3:44 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast E
Port SudanFri 3:44 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraFri 3:44 PM757 km471 miles409 nmEast E
Mek'eleFri 3:44 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauFri 3:44 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaFri 3:44 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmSoutheast SE

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