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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 5:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 1° 20' West

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' 22.1"0.42 miNorth941.59 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.6"754.16 miEast0° 17' 08.7"19.66 miSouth755.11 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
TimbuktuMon 5:26 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaMon 5:26 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth S
TamanrassetMon 6:26 PM761 km473 miles411 nmEast-northeast ENE
NiameyMon 6:26 PM838 km521 miles452 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouMon 5:26 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth S
KoudougouMon 5:26 PM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth S
ArlitMon 6:26 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E
KoutialaMon 5:26 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoMon 5:26 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
KanoMon 6:26 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmSoutheast SE

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