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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 17:26:00 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: 60%

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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 21° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 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' 13.8"950.55 miwest0° 04' 04.0"4.66 misouth950.75 mi
24 hours11° 27' 25.6"750.09 mieast2° 01' 27.2"139.21 misouth767.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaWed 6:26 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauWed 6:26 PM308 km192 miles166 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéWed 6:26 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
KufraWed 6:26 PM610 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-FashirWed 8:26 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoWed 6:26 PM812 km505 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroWed 6:26 PM813 km505 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 6:26 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumWed 8:26 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoWed 7:26 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNortheast NE

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