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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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12:34:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' North, Longitude: 3° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.56 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.5"974.12 miwest0° 07' 47.7"8.93 minorth973.88 mi
24 hours11° 30' 35.3"772.07 mieast2° 45' 52.5"190.09 minorth790.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyThu 1:34 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
SokotoThu 1:34 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSoutheast SE
KandiThu 1:34 PM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiThu 1:34 PM373 km232 miles201 nmEast E
DoriThu 12:34 PM406 km252 miles219 nmWest W
Fada N'gourmaThu 12:34 PM432 km269 miles233 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatitingouThu 1:34 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjougouThu 1:34 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParakouThu 1:34 PM545 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoThu 12:34 PM548 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW

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