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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 13:44:00 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: 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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 17° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.05 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.3"968.48 miwest0° 07' 08.6"8.19 minorth968.24 mi
24 hours11° 30' 44.0"767.81 mieast2° 28' 50.0"170.57 minorth781.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoussoroFri 2:44 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauFri 2:44 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MongoFri 2:44 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéFri 2:44 PM386 km240 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaFri 2:44 PM458 km285 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
FadaFri 2:44 PM466 km290 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaiduguriFri 2:44 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
MarouaFri 2:44 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSouthwest SW
SarhFri 2:44 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
MoundouFri 2:44 PM775 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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