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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 = Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 5:02:00 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: 69%

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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' North, Longitude: 39° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.93 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.4"961.49 miWest0° 06' 04.6"6.97 miSouth961.77 mi
24 hours11° 21' 36.2"752.06 miEast2° 47' 36.7"192.07 miSouth781.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakfaThu 8:02 PM72 km45 miles39 nmWest-southwest WSW
KerenThu 8:02 PM140 km87 miles76 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraThu 8:02 PM171 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
MendeferaThu 8:02 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth S
TeseneyThu 8:02 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
KassalaThu 8:02 PM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port SudanThu 8:02 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mek'eleThu 8:02 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSouth S
Khamis MushaitThu 8:02 PM416 km258 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al HudaydahThu 8:02 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-southeast ESE

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