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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' North, Longitude: 17° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.23 meters/second, 1538.0 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"955.41 miwest0° 05' 04.0"5.81 minorth955.20 mi
24 hours11° 35' 37.6"763.03 mieast1° 36' 51.2"111.03 minorth767.52 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 3:34 PM218 km135 miles118 nmEast E
MoussoroSat 3:34 PM480 km299 miles259 nmSouth S
FadaSat 3:34 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast E
AbéchéSat 3:34 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
MongoSat 3:34 PM662 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaSat 3:34 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezSat 3:34 PM968 km602 miles523 nmWest W
ZinderSat 3:34 PM977 km607 miles527 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhSat 3:34 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth S
Al-FashirSat 5:34 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-southeast ESE

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