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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 15:44:00 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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' North, Longitude: 11° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.55 meters/second, 1557.2 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.13 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.3"967.35 miwest0° 06' 59.1"8.01 minorth967.11 mi
24 hours11° 31' 09.7"767.41 mieast2° 24' 48.9"165.97 minorth780.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TambacoundaFri 3:44 PM319 km198 miles172 nmSouthwest SW
TidjikjaFri 3:44 PM323 km201 miles174 nmNorth N
GabúFri 3:44 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
RossoFri 3:44 PM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToubaFri 3:44 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest W
BamakoFri 3:44 PM495 km308 miles268 nmSoutheast SE
FarafenniFri 3:44 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW
BafatáFri 3:44 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisFri 3:44 PM547 km340 miles295 nmWest W
NouakchottFri 3:44 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW

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