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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 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 10:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 14' North, Longitude: 17° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"999.07 miwest0° 10' 38.9"12.19 minorth998.98 mi
24 hours11° 18' 12.2"777.25 mieast4° 03' 23.7"278.78 minorth822.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BozoumTue 11:04 AM108 km67 miles58 nmWest W
Kaga-BandoroTue 11:04 AM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanguiTue 11:04 AM247 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BimboTue 11:04 AM249 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BerbératiTue 11:04 AM279 km173 miles151 nmSouthwest SW
MoundouTue 11:04 AM294 km182 miles159 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarhTue 11:04 AM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BambariTue 11:04 AM372 km231 miles201 nmEast E
NgaoundéréTue 11:04 AM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
BertouaTue 11:04 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-southwest WSW

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