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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' North, Longitude: 19° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.1"955.55 miwest0° 05' 04.8"5.82 minorth955.34 mi
24 hours11° 35' 36.2"763.11 mieast1° 37' 10.5"111.40 minorth767.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauSat 3:24 PM10 km6 miles5 nmWest W
FadaSat 3:24 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbéchéSat 3:24 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroSat 3:24 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoSat 3:24 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
NdjamenaSat 3:24 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSouthwest SW
Al-FashirSat 5:24 PM815 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
SarhSat 3:24 PM977 km607 miles527 nmSouth S
KanoSat 3:24 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumSat 5:24 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmEast E

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