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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 5:26:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 kilometres/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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.

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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
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
AlexandriaWed 7:26 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KanoWed 6:26 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanguiWed 6:26 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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