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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:36:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' North, Longitude: 20° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.95 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.0"988.47 miwest0° 09' 29.0"10.86 minorth988.28 mi
24 hours11° 22' 52.2"774.40 mieast3° 30' 34.2"241.24 minorth806.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BiraoWed 11:36 AM206 km128 miles111 nmEast E
SarhWed 11:36 AM308 km191 miles166 nmWest-southwest WSW
MongoWed 11:36 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNorthwest NW
AbéchéWed 11:36 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth N
Kaga-BandoroWed 11:36 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BriaWed 11:36 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BambariWed 11:36 AM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth S
MoundouWed 11:36 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroWed 11:36 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
Al-FashirWed 1:36 PM603 km375 miles326 nmNortheast NE
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