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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 11:48:00 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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' North, Longitude: 19° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 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' 37.6"1004.14 miwest0° 11' 16.8"12.92 minorth1004.16 mi
24 hours11° 18' 39.7"781.84 mieast4° 23' 40.1"301.96 minorth836.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownMon 11:48 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 11:48 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 11:48 AM1034 km642 miles558 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 11:48 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulMon 11:48 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarMon 11:48 AM1398 km868 miles755 nmNorth N
PraiaMon 10:48 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroMon 11:48 AM1623 km1009 miles876 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoMon 11:48 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 11:48 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmEast-northeast ENE

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