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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 17:02:00 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 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 16° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.86 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.0 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' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.3"943.38 miwest0° 01' 50.9"2.12 misouth943.47 mi
24 hours11° 33' 28.9"751.19 mieast1° 09' 40.3"79.87 misouth758.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïTue 6:02 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Faya-LargeauTue 6:02 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSoutheast SE
FadaTue 6:02 PM660 km410 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroTue 6:02 PM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth S
AbéchéTue 6:02 PM853 km530 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaTue 6:02 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth S
MongoTue 6:02 PM912 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezTue 6:02 PM921 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitTue 6:02 PM926 km575 miles500 nmWest W
KanoTue 6:02 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmSouthwest SW

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