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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 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' North, Longitude: 18° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.91 meters/second, 1590.9 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.8"988.38 miwest0° 09' 28.4"10.85 minorth988.18 mi
24 hours11° 22' 55.0"774.38 mieast3° 30' 17.2"240.91 minorth806.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhWed 11:46 AM141 km88 miles76 nmSouth S
MongoWed 11:46 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouWed 11:46 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSouthwest SW
Kaga-BandoroWed 11:46 AM392 km243 miles212 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaWed 11:46 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoussoroWed 11:46 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MarouaWed 11:46 AM426 km264 miles230 nmWest W
AbéchéWed 11:46 AM474 km295 miles256 nmNortheast NE
BozoumWed 11:46 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BiraoWed 11:46 AM501 km311 miles270 nmEast E

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