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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 10:48:00 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

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 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 22' North, Longitude: 6° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"998.82 miwest0° 10' 37.1"12.16 minorth998.72 mi
24 hours11° 18' 16.5"777.14 mieast4° 02' 33.9"277.83 minorth821.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EnuguTue 11:48 AM91 km56 miles49 nmEast E
OwerriTue 11:48 AM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Benin CityTue 11:48 AM118 km73 miles64 nmWest W
AbakalikiTue 11:48 AM156 km97 miles84 nmEast E
Port HarcourtTue 11:48 AM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
UyoTue 11:48 AM201 km125 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
MakurdiTue 11:48 AM253 km157 miles137 nmNortheast NE
AbujaTue 11:48 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IbadanTue 11:48 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-northwest WNW
LagosTue 11:48 AM371 km230 miles200 nmWest W

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