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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 14:34:00 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: 15%

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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 5° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.84 meters/second, 1558.2 km/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.8"968.01 miwest0° 07' 04.7"8.11 minorth967.76 mi
24 hours11° 30' 54.8"767.64 mieast2° 27' 09.7"168.66 minorth781.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokotoFri 3:34 PM272 km169 miles147 nmSouth S
MaradiFri 3:34 PM279 km173 miles151 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezFri 3:34 PM309 km192 miles167 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArlitFri 3:34 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZinderFri 3:34 PM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyFri 3:34 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoFri 3:34 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSoutheast SE
ZariaFri 3:34 PM545 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KandiFri 3:34 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KadunaFri 3:34 PM588 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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