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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 4:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 59%

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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 42° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.81 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.84 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.0"950.01 miWest0° 03' 56.5"4.52 miSouth950.20 mi
24 hours11° 27' 47.8"750.08 miEast1° 58' 34.8"135.92 miSouth766.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitWed 7:02 PM93 km57 miles50 nmSoutheast SE
MakkahWed 7:02 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahWed 7:02 PM429 km266 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
SanaWed 7:02 PM453 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahWed 7:02 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
Port SudanWed 7:02 PM527 km327 miles284 nmWest W
AsmaraWed 7:02 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
KerenWed 7:02 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
MendeferaWed 7:02 PM575 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzWed 7:02 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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