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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:26:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 08' North, Longitude: 26° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.77 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"999.28 miwest0° 10' 40.3"12.22 minorth999.19 mi
24 hours11° 18' 08.6"777.35 mieast4° 04' 06.3"279.59 minorth822.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OboTue 10:26 AM81 km50 miles44 nmSouth S
WauTue 12:26 PM236 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
YambioTue 12:26 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSoutheast SE
BriaTue 10:26 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest W
JubaTue 12:26 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-southeast ESE
BiraoTue 10:26 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNorthwest NW
KisanganiTue 11:26 AM638 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BambariTue 10:26 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest W
MalakalTue 12:26 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
GuluTue 12:26 PM737 km458 miles398 nmEast-southeast ESE
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