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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 14:14:00 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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' North, Longitude: 10° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.92 meters/second, 1558.5 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 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' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.1"968.20 miwest0° 07' 06.3"8.14 minorth967.95 mi
24 hours11° 30' 50.5"767.71 mieast2° 27' 49.8"169.43 minorth781.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderFri 3:14 PM236 km146 miles127 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezFri 3:14 PM305 km189 miles165 nmNorthwest NW
MaradiFri 3:14 PM414 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoFri 3:14 PM432 km269 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitFri 3:14 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
MaiduguriFri 3:14 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
ZariaFri 3:14 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoFri 3:14 PM614 km381 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaFri 3:14 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
KadunaFri 3:14 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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