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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: 41%

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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 1° 36' West

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"941.67 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 minorth941.65 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.6"754.21 mieast0° 17' 11.2"19.71 misouth755.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyMon 6:26 PM851 km529 miles459 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahMon 6:26 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OuagadougouMon 5:26 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth S
KoudougouMon 5:26 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
KoutialaMon 5:26 PM970 km603 miles524 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoMon 5:26 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnMon 5:26 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmNorthwest NW
MarrakechMon 5:26 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoMon 6:26 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottMon 5:26 PM1531 km952 miles827 nmWest W
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