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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 18:26:00 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 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' North, Longitude: 4° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"943.65 miwest0° 01' 58.7"2.27 misouth943.75 mi
24 hours11° 33' 10.4"751.06 mieast1° 12' 43.6"83.38 misouth758.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaTue 6:26 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriTue 6:26 PM797 km496 miles431 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaTue 6:26 PM853 km530 miles461 nmSouth S
KoudougouTue 6:26 PM881 km547 miles476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 6:26 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoTue 6:26 PM908 km564 miles491 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TindoufTue 7:26 PM938 km583 miles506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SikassoTue 6:26 PM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoTue 6:26 PM976 km607 miles527 nmSouth S
NiameyTue 7:26 PM986 km613 miles532 nmSoutheast SE
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