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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 20' North, Longitude: 25° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.03 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.2"988.65 miwest0° 09' 30.2"10.89 minorth988.46 mi
24 hours11° 22' 46.7"774.43 mieast3° 31' 06.3"241.85 minorth806.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BiraoWed 11:14 AM348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
WauWed 1:14 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSoutheast SE
Al-FashirWed 1:14 PM371 km230 miles200 nmNorth N
OboWed 11:14 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
Al-UbayyidWed 1:14 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
BriaWed 11:14 AM606 km376 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
MalakalWed 1:14 PM632 km393 miles341 nmEast E
AbéchéWed 11:14 AM680 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
YambioWed 1:14 PM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KostiWed 1:14 PM796 km494 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE

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