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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: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' North, Longitude: 18° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.5"1004.39 miwest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 minorth1004.42 mi
24 hours11° 19' 05.4"782.56 mieast4° 25' 22.1"303.90 minorth837.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoMon 10:14 AM10 km6 miles6 nmSouthwest SW
MbandakaMon 10:14 AM179 km111 miles96 nmSouth S
OuéssoMon 10:14 AM232 km144 miles125 nmWest W
BimboMon 10:14 AM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth N
BanguiMon 10:14 AM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
BerbératiMon 10:14 AM388 km241 miles209 nmNorthwest NW
BambariMon 10:14 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BozoumMon 10:14 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BertouaMon 10:14 AM590 km367 miles319 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kaga-BandoroMon 10:14 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth N
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