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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 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' North, Longitude: 17° 60' 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"988.37 miwest0° 09' 28.4"10.85 minorth988.18 mi
24 hours11° 22' 55.3"774.38 mieast3° 30' 15.7"240.89 minorth806.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhWed 11:48 AM146 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoWed 11:48 AM211 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouWed 11:48 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 11:48 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoussoroWed 11:48 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kaga-BandoroWed 11:48 AM399 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MarouaWed 11:48 AM402 km250 miles217 nmWest W
BozoumWed 11:48 AM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbéchéWed 11:48 AM488 km303 miles264 nmNortheast NE
GarouaWed 11:48 AM519 km323 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW

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