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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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 10° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 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"0.04 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"943.45 miwest0° 01' 53.1"2.16 misouth943.55 mi
24 hours11° 33' 23.7"751.15 mieast1° 10' 32.8"80.88 misouth758.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitTue 6:26 PM337 km209 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezTue 6:26 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderTue 6:26 PM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiTue 6:26 PM799 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoTue 6:26 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauTue 6:26 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroTue 6:26 PM967 km601 miles522 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaTue 6:26 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyTue 6:26 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaTue 6:26 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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