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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' North, Longitude: 1° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.52 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.2 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.2"974.03 miwest0° 07' 46.9"8.92 minorth973.79 mi
24 hours11° 30' 38.5"772.05 mieast2° 45' 33.7"189.73 minorth790.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyThu 1:44 PM114 km71 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
DoriThu 12:44 PM145 km90 miles78 nmWest W
Fada N'gourmaThu 12:44 PM255 km158 miles138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouThu 12:44 PM366 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiThu 1:44 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaThu 12:44 PM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
NatitingouThu 1:44 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth S
MangoThu 12:44 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoThu 1:44 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoudougouThu 12:44 PM451 km280 miles243 nmWest-southwest WSW
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