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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 = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 5:02:00 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: 42%

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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 8° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.61 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.98 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.5"958.53 miWest0° 05' 19.9"6.11 miSouth958.79 mi
24 hours11° 13' 52.6"741.04 miEast2° 29' 32.5"171.38 miSouth765.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 6:02 PM66 km41 miles36 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitWed 6:02 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
ZinderWed 6:02 PM416 km258 miles224 nmSouth S
MaradiWed 6:02 PM461 km286 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoWed 6:02 PM590 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 6:02 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth S
KadunaWed 6:02 PM777 km483 miles420 nmSouth S
NiameyWed 6:02 PM795 km494 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiWed 6:02 PM910 km566 miles491 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaWed 6:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth S

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