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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 14:44:00 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

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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 16° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.14 meters/second, 1544.9 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.00 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.5"959.71 miwest0° 05' 43.2"6.56 minorth959.49 mi
24 hours11° 37' 38.1"768.72 mieast1° 53' 06.7"129.65 minorth775.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RossoFri 2:44 PM81 km50 miles44 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottFri 2:44 PM109 km68 miles59 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-LouisFri 2:44 PM125 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToubaFri 2:44 PM253 km157 miles136 nmSouth S
ThièsFri 2:44 PM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarFri 2:44 PM301 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FarafenniFri 2:44 PM399 km248 miles215 nmSouth S
BanjulFri 2:44 PM408 km254 miles221 nmSouth S
SerekundaFri 2:44 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth S
NouadhibouFri 2:44 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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