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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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 2° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.02 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.6"954.95 miwest0° 04' 58.7"5.71 minorth954.74 mi
24 hours11° 35' 47.5"762.84 mieast1° 34' 40.9"108.54 minorth767.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameySat 4:34 PM503 km312 miles271 nmSouth S
ArlitSat 4:34 PM520 km323 miles281 nmEast E
DoriSat 3:34 PM521 km324 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezSat 4:34 PM592 km368 miles319 nmEast E
SokotoSat 4:34 PM623 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fada N'gourmaSat 3:34 PM701 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiSat 4:34 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSoutheast SE
OuahigouyaSat 3:34 PM724 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
OuagadougouSat 3:34 PM764 km474 miles412 nmSouthwest SW
KandiSat 4:34 PM765 km476 miles413 nmSouth S

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