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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: 50%

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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 24° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.81 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.6 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' 00.1"943.27 miwest0° 01' 47.5"2.06 misouth943.36 mi
24 hours11° 33' 36.6"751.24 mieast1° 08' 24.1"78.42 misouth757.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaTue 5:26 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
KufraTue 5:26 PM476 km295 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Faya-LargeauTue 5:26 PM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirTue 7:26 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth S
AbéchéTue 5:26 PM794 km494 miles429 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidTue 7:26 PM973 km604 miles525 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumTue 7:26 PM980 km609 miles529 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al JizahTue 6:26 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoTue 6:26 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdjamenaTue 5:26 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmSouthwest SW

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