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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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 8° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.26 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 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' 20.6"948.76 miwest0° 03' 20.1"3.83 misouth948.93 mi
24 hours11° 23' 06.4"743.88 mieast1° 43' 44.8"118.92 misouth757.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaTue 5:26 PM274 km170 miles148 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamakoTue 5:26 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth S
NouakchottTue 5:26 PM755 km469 miles408 nmWest W
TambacoundaTue 5:26 PM786 km488 miles424 nmSouthwest SW
RossoTue 5:26 PM788 km490 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoutialaTue 5:26 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouTue 5:26 PM871 km541 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakhlaTue 5:26 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
ToubaTue 5:26 PM882 km548 miles476 nmWest-southwest WSW
SmaraTue 5:26 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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