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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 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 28° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.10 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.77 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"946.15 miwest0° 02' 53.6"3.32 minorth946.01 mi
24 hours11° 38' 16.2"758.65 mieast0° 43' 37.1"50.01 minorth758.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumSun 5:34 PM603 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidSun 5:34 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al-FashirSun 5:34 PM745 km463 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaSun 3:34 PM791 km491 miles427 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiSun 5:34 PM829 km515 miles447 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanSun 5:34 PM900 km559 miles486 nmEast E
KassalaSun 5:34 PM942 km585 miles508 nmEast-southeast ESE
TeseneySun 5:34 PM984 km612 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
HurghadaSun 4:34 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Faya-LargeauSun 3:34 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest W
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