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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:16:00 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: 50%

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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 27° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.80 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.0"943.23 miwest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 misouth943.33 mi
24 hours11° 33' 38.9"751.26 mieast1° 07' 59.8"77.95 misouth757.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraTue 5:16 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
FadaTue 5:16 PM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kharga OasisTue 6:16 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-FashirTue 7:16 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumTue 7:16 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidTue 7:16 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuxorTue 6:16 PM834 km518 miles451 nmNortheast NE
Faya-LargeauTue 5:16 PM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiTue 7:16 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéTue 5:16 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouthwest SW

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