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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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 14° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.19 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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' 05.9"955.33 miwest0° 05' 03.1"5.79 minorth955.12 mi
24 hours11° 35' 39.4"763.00 mieast1° 36' 29.6"110.61 minorth767.44 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 3:44 PM474 km295 miles256 nmEast E
MoussoroSat 3:44 PM518 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaSat 3:44 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth S
AgadezSat 3:44 PM714 km443 miles385 nmWest W
FadaSat 3:44 PM744 km462 miles402 nmEast E
ZinderSat 3:44 PM759 km472 miles410 nmSouthwest SW
ArlitSat 3:44 PM769 km478 miles415 nmWest W
MongoSat 3:44 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéSat 3:44 PM807 km501 miles436 nmSoutheast SE
KanoSat 3:44 PM931 km579 miles503 nmSouthwest SW

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