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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 11:14:00 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 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' North, Longitude: 0° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 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"998.67 miwest0° 10' 36.2"12.14 minorth998.57 mi
24 hours11° 18' 19.2"777.07 mieast4° 02' 04.3"277.26 minorth821.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LomeTue 11:14 AM98 km61 miles53 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraTue 11:14 AM120 km74 miles65 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AtakpaméTue 11:14 AM144 km90 miles78 nmNortheast NE
BohiconTue 12:14 PM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
KumasiTue 11:14 AM225 km140 miles121 nmWest W
CotonouTue 12:14 PM226 km140 miles122 nmEast E
Porto NovoTue 12:14 PM246 km153 miles133 nmEast E
SavéTue 12:14 PM290 km180 miles157 nmNortheast NE
SokodéTue 11:14 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 12:14 PM326 km203 miles176 nmEast E

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