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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 17:26:00 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: 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 33° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.02 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.5"961.70 miwest0° 06' 06.6"7.00 misouth961.98 mi
24 hours11° 21' 31.0"752.12 mieast2° 48' 21.0"192.92 misouth781.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumThu 8:26 PM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaThu 8:26 PM365 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
TeseneyThu 8:26 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
KostiThu 8:26 PM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth S
Port SudanThu 8:26 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
Al-UbayyidThu 8:26 PM523 km325 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
KerenThu 8:26 PM562 km349 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
AsmaraThu 8:26 PM625 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
MendeferaThu 8:26 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
GondarThu 8:26 PM648 km402 miles350 nmSoutheast SE

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