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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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:28:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 16° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.66 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.2"960.88 miwest0° 05' 54.7"6.78 minorth960.65 mi
24 hours11° 37' 08.4"769.08 mieast1° 57' 54.8"135.16 minorth776.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauFri 1:28 PM281 km174 miles151 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoussoroFri 1:28 PM361 km225 miles195 nmSouth S
FadaFri 1:28 PM522 km325 miles282 nmEast E
NdjamenaFri 1:28 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbéchéFri 1:28 PM560 km348 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
MongoFri 1:28 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaiduguriFri 1:28 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
SarhFri 1:28 PM878 km545 miles474 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderFri 1:28 PM894 km556 miles483 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoundouFri 1:28 PM925 km575 miles499 nmSouth S

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