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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 18:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' North, Longitude: 7° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.23 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.5"950.94 miwest0° 04' 09.3"4.76 misouth951.15 mi
24 hours11° 27' 09.8"750.11 mieast2° 03' 29.9"141.56 misouth767.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitWed 7:26 PM9 km5 miles5 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezWed 7:26 PM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderWed 7:26 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiWed 7:26 PM586 km364 miles317 nmSouth S
SokotoWed 7:26 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 7:26 PM762 km474 miles412 nmSouth S
NiameyWed 7:26 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaWed 7:26 PM915 km569 miles494 nmSouth S
DoriWed 6:26 PM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiWed 7:26 PM970 km603 miles524 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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