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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 19° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.09 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 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' 13.9"950.62 miwest0° 04' 04.9"4.68 misouth950.82 mi
24 hours11° 27' 22.7"750.09 mieast2° 01' 50.1"139.65 misouth767.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauWed 6:36 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouth S
FadaWed 6:36 PM316 km196 miles171 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéWed 6:36 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroWed 6:36 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoWed 6:36 PM738 km459 miles399 nmSouth S
NdjamenaWed 6:36 PM866 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirWed 8:36 PM879 km546 miles475 nmSoutheast SE
KanoWed 6:36 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumWed 8:36 PM1467 km911 miles792 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanguiWed 6:36 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmSouth S

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