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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 22%

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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' North, Longitude: 46° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.65 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"956.36 miwest0° 05' 14.5"6.01 minorth956.15 mi
24 hours11° 35' 17.4"763.40 mieast1° 41' 11.1"115.99 minorth768.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SanaSat 3:34 PM334 km208 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
Khamis MushaitSat 3:34 PM359 km223 miles194 nmWest W
Al HudaydahSat 3:34 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouthwest SW
Al MukallaSat 3:34 PM484 km301 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
Ta'izzSat 3:34 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenSat 3:34 PM559 km348 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AssabSat 3:34 PM638 km396 miles345 nmSouthwest SW
TadjouraSat 3:34 PM747 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiSat 3:34 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiyadhSat 3:34 PM764 km475 miles412 nmNorth N
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