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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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 16:26:00 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: 33%

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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 5° 36' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 14.8"3.72 misouth948.59 mi
24 hours11° 23' 30.8"744.08 mieast1° 41' 42.6"116.59 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 PM196 km122 miles106 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezTue 5:26 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiTue 5:26 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderTue 5:26 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyTue 5:26 PM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriTue 4:26 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSouthwest SW
KanoTue 5:26 PM860 km535 miles465 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahTue 5:26 PM936 km582 miles506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandiTue 5:26 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaTue 4:26 PM974 km605 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
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