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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: 31%

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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 29° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.10 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.77 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"946.16 miwest0° 02' 53.8"3.32 minorth946.03 mi
24 hours11° 38' 16.0"758.66 mieast0° 43' 43.5"50.13 minorth758.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumSun 5:30 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidSun 5:30 PM712 km442 miles385 nmSouth S
Al-FashirSun 5:30 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KostiSun 5:30 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanSun 5:30 PM827 km514 miles446 nmEast E
FadaSun 3:30 PM861 km535 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
KassalaSun 5:30 PM877 km545 miles474 nmEast-southeast ESE
TeseneySun 5:30 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
HurghadaSun 4:30 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JeddahSun 5:30 PM1047 km651 miles565 nmEast-northeast ENE

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