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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 14:44:00 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: 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' North, Longitude: 3° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.80 meters/second, 1558.1 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.7"967.91 miwest0° 07' 03.9"8.10 minorth967.67 mi
24 hours11° 30' 56.9"767.61 mieast2° 26' 49.7"168.28 minorth781.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyFri 3:44 PM247 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoFri 3:44 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSoutheast SE
DoriFri 2:44 PM376 km234 miles203 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fada N'gourmaFri 2:44 PM485 km301 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiFri 3:44 PM485 km302 miles262 nmEast-southeast ESE
KandiFri 3:44 PM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth S
AgadezFri 3:44 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArlitFri 3:44 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
NatitingouFri 3:44 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouFri 2:44 PM610 km379 miles330 nmSouthwest SW

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