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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 17:16:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 1° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.07 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.7"941.61 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 minorth941.59 mi
24 hours11° 37' 27.8"754.18 mieast0° 16' 46.1"19.22 misouth755.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 6:16 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE
DoriMon 5:16 PM706 km439 miles381 nmSouth S
NiameyMon 6:16 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth S
In SalahMon 6:16 PM775 km481 miles418 nmNorth N
AgadezMon 6:16 PM817 km507 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuahigouyaMon 5:16 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaMon 5:16 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 5:16 PM923 km574 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouMon 5:16 PM966 km600 miles522 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiMon 6:16 PM990 km615 miles535 nmSoutheast SE
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