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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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 10:14:00 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: 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 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' North, Longitude: 3° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.00 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.4"1004.30 miwest0° 11' 18.5"12.95 minorth1004.33 mi
24 hours11° 18' 54.9"782.27 mieast4° 24' 43.4"303.16 minorth837.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméMon 10:14 AM386 km240 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo António (Príncipe)Mon 10:14 AM425 km264 miles229 nmEast E
Port HarcourtMon 11:14 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNortheast NE
LagosMon 11:14 AM509 km317 miles275 nmNorth N
CotonouMon 11:14 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoMon 11:14 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeMon 10:14 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Benin CityMon 11:14 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriMon 11:14 AM553 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE
AbeokutaMon 11:14 AM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth N

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