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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, March 18, 2013 at 5:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 421.07 meters/second, 1515.9 kilometres/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetMon 6:16 PM535 km332 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
TimbuktuMon 5:16 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
ArlitMon 6:16 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyMon 6:16 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaMon 5:16 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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
KanoMon 6:16 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoMon 5:16 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmSouthwest SW

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