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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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 34' North, Longitude: 3° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.68 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 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' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.3"987.85 miwest0° 09' 24.9"10.79 minorth987.65 mi
24 hours11° 23' 11.7"774.29 mieast3° 28' 41.0"239.08 minorth805.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KandiWed 12:48 PM68 km42 miles37 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParakouWed 12:48 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjougouWed 12:48 PM194 km120 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatitingouWed 12:48 PM201 km125 miles109 nmWest W
KaraWed 11:48 AM248 km154 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
SokodéWed 11:48 AM286 km178 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
SavéWed 12:48 PM292 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoWed 11:48 AM299 km186 miles162 nmWest W
NiameyWed 12:48 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fada N'gourmaWed 11:48 AM352 km219 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW

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