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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 16:52:00 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: 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 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' North, Longitude: 30° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.96 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"950.33 miwest0° 04' 01.0"4.60 misouth950.53 mi
24 hours11° 27' 34.5"750.08 mieast2° 00' 17.6"137.88 misouth766.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumWed 7:52 PM448 km279 miles242 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidWed 7:52 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth S
AswanWed 6:52 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KostiWed 7:52 PM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kharga OasisWed 6:52 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth N
Port SudanWed 7:52 PM755 km469 miles407 nmEast E
Al-FashirWed 7:52 PM771 km479 miles416 nmSouthwest SW
KassalaWed 7:52 PM773 km481 miles418 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuxorWed 6:52 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TeseneyWed 7:52 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
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