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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 6° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.23 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.4"948.70 miWest0° 03' 19.2"3.81 miSouth948.87 mi
24 hours11° 23' 10.5"743.91 miEast1° 43' 24.5"118.53 miSouth757.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuTue 5:16 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
TidjikjaTue 5:16 PM525 km326 miles283 nmWest W
BamakoTue 5:16 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaTue 5:16 PM760 km472 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaTue 5:16 PM762 km474 miles412 nmSouth S
SikassoTue 5:16 PM878 km545 miles474 nmSouth S
KoudougouTue 5:16 PM888 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriTue 5:16 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoTue 5:16 PM919 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 5:16 PM925 km575 miles499 nmSoutheast SE

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