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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' North, Longitude: 0° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.40 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.01 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.4"960.37 miwest0° 05' 49.0"6.67 minorth960.14 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.2"768.96 mieast1° 55' 32.9"132.46 minorth776.24 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 PM334 km208 miles180 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 2:34 PM427 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaFri 1:34 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaFri 1:34 PM548 km340 miles296 nmSouth S
OuagadougouFri 1:34 PM556 km346 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouFri 1:34 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoFri 2:34 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
KandiFri 2:34 PM704 km438 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoFri 1:34 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth S
ArlitFri 2:34 PM760 km473 miles411 nmEast-northeast ENE
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