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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 13:34:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' North, Longitude: 0° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.41 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.01 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.4"960.31 miwest0° 05' 49.1"6.67 minorth960.08 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.1"768.90 mieast1° 55' 35.4"132.49 minorth776.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriFri 1:34 PM340 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyFri 2:34 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaFri 1:34 PM508 km315 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaFri 1:34 PM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
OuagadougouFri 1:34 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouFri 1:34 PM623 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoFri 2:34 PM654 km407 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
KandiFri 2:34 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArlitFri 2:34 PM733 km455 miles396 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangoFri 1:34 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth S

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