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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 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: 24° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.02 meters/second, 1530.1 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"950.46 miwest0° 04' 02.9"4.64 misouth950.66 mi
24 hours11° 27' 29.0"750.09 mieast2° 01' 00.8"138.71 misouth767.07 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 PM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirWed 8:12 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth S
KufraWed 6:12 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Faya-LargeauWed 6:12 PM629 km391 miles339 nmWest W
AbéchéWed 6:12 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidWed 8:12 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumWed 8:12 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoWed 6:12 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 6:12 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahWed 7:12 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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