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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

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 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' North, Longitude: 24° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.74 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.3 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"999.30 miwest0° 10' 40.0"12.22 minorth999.21 mi
24 hours11° 18' 09.5"777.38 mieast4° 03' 56.1"279.41 minorth822.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OboTue 10:34 AM252 km157 miles136 nmEast-southeast ESE
BriaTue 10:34 AM264 km164 miles142 nmWest W
BambariTue 10:34 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest W
WauTue 12:34 PM438 km272 miles236 nmEast-northeast ENE
YambioTue 12:34 PM482 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
BiraoTue 10:34 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kaga-BandoroTue 10:34 AM578 km359 miles312 nmWest W
KisanganiTue 11:34 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth S
BanguiTue 10:34 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
BimboTue 10:34 AM691 km430 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW
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