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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 17:02:00 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 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' North, Longitude: 27° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.6"950.39 miwest0° 04' 01.9"4.62 misouth950.59 mi
24 hours11° 27' 32.0"750.09 mieast2° 00' 38.1"138.27 misouth766.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirWed 8:02 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumWed 8:02 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSoutheast SE
FadaWed 6:02 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-UbayyidWed 8:02 PM688 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kharga OasisWed 7:02 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KostiWed 8:02 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
Faya-LargeauWed 6:02 PM910 km566 miles491 nmWest W
LuxorWed 7:02 PM912 km567 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéWed 6:02 PM918 km571 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
KassalaWed 8:02 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmEast-southeast ESE

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