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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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 17° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 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"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.3"968.54 miwest0° 07' 08.5"8.19 minorth968.29 mi
24 hours11° 30' 44.2"767.86 mieast2° 28' 47.8"170.54 minorth781.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaFri 2:44 PM442 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriFri 2:44 PM603 km374 miles325 nmSouthwest SW
SarhFri 2:44 PM701 km436 miles378 nmSouth S
MoundouFri 2:44 PM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth S
Al-FashirFri 4:44 PM884 km549 miles477 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZinderFri 2:44 PM919 km571 miles496 nmWest W
AgadezFri 2:44 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
KanoFri 2:44 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanguiFri 2:44 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmSouth S
AbujaFri 2:44 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmWest-southwest WSW

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