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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 17:12:00 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 25° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.01 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.7"950.45 miwest0° 04' 02.8"4.64 misouth950.66 mi
24 hours11° 27' 29.4"750.09 mieast2° 00' 58.6"138.67 misouth767.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaWed 6:12 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirWed 8:12 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth S
KufraWed 6:12 PM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Faya-LargeauWed 6:12 PM657 km408 miles355 nmWest W
AbéchéWed 6:12 PM730 km453 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidWed 8:12 PM825 km512 miles445 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumWed 8:12 PM856 km532 miles462 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kharga OasisWed 7:12 PM910 km566 miles492 nmNortheast NE
KostiWed 8:12 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmSoutheast SE
MongoWed 6:12 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW

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