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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 17:46:00 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 phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 5° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.92 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 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' 00.7"943.52 miwest0° 01' 54.9"2.20 misouth943.61 mi
24 hours11° 33' 19.2"751.12 mieast1° 11' 16.5"81.71 misouth758.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitTue 6:46 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezTue 6:46 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiTue 6:46 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderTue 6:46 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyTue 6:46 PM804 km499 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahTue 6:46 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DoriTue 5:46 PM884 km549 miles477 nmSouthwest SW
KanoTue 6:46 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 5:46 PM1129 km701 miles609 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaTue 6:46 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmSouth S

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