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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 10:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' North, Longitude: 12° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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"998.95 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 minorth998.86 mi
24 hours11° 18' 14.3"777.19 mieast4° 02' 59.9"278.32 minorth822.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NgaoundéréTue 11:24 AM186 km116 miles101 nmNortheast NE
BamendaTue 11:24 AM234 km145 miles126 nmWest W
BertouaTue 11:24 AM249 km155 miles135 nmSoutheast SE
YaoundéTue 11:24 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JalingoTue 11:24 AM303 km188 miles163 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarouaTue 11:24 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaTue 11:24 AM376 km234 miles203 nmSouthwest SW
MakurdiTue 11:24 AM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
BerbératiTue 11:24 AM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
BozoumTue 11:24 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast E

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