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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 15:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' North, Longitude: 8° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.59 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.13 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.4"967.44 miwest0° 07' 00.0"8.02 minorth967.20 mi
24 hours11° 31' 07.7"767.44 mieast2° 25' 08.9"166.36 minorth780.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoFri 3:34 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TidjikjaFri 3:34 PM416 km258 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
KoutialaFri 3:34 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSoutheast SE
TambacoundaFri 3:34 PM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-southwest WSW
SikassoFri 3:34 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSoutheast SE
GabúFri 3:34 PM675 km419 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bobo-DioulassoFri 3:34 PM708 km440 miles382 nmSoutheast SE
BafatáFri 3:34 PM721 km448 miles389 nmWest-southwest WSW
RossoFri 3:34 PM736 km457 miles397 nmWest W
OuahigouyaFri 3:34 PM743 km462 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE

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