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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: 33%

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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 5° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.11 meters/second, 1526.8 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.5"948.43 miwest0° 03' 14.9"3.73 misouth948.60 mi
24 hours11° 23' 30.3"744.08 mieast1° 41' 44.9"116.63 misouth756.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitTue 5:26 PM224 km139 miles121 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezTue 5:26 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiTue 5:26 PM664 km413 miles358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderTue 5:26 PM717 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyTue 5:26 PM722 km448 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriTue 4:26 PM813 km505 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
KanoTue 5:26 PM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahTue 5:26 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandiTue 5:26 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaTue 4:26 PM957 km595 miles517 nmSouthwest SW

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