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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 17:36:00 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 19° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.08 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"950.61 miwest0° 04' 04.9"4.68 misouth950.81 mi
24 hours11° 27' 23.0"750.09 mieast2° 01' 47.7"139.60 misouth767.25 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 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaWed 6:36 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéWed 6:36 PM575 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroWed 6:36 PM656 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoWed 6:36 PM741 km460 miles400 nmSouth S
Al-FashirWed 8:36 PM857 km533 miles463 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaWed 6:36 PM881 km547 miles476 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 6:36 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumWed 8:36 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanguiWed 6:36 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouth S

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