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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: 42%
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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 28' North
Longitude: 2° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.70 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 45.0"958.80 miwest0° 05' 21.9"6.15 misouth959.06 mi
24 hours11° 13' 43.6"741.08 mieast2° 30' 18.8"172.27 misouth765.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyWed 6:26 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth S
SokotoWed 6:26 PM587 km365 miles317 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezWed 6:26 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast E
MaradiWed 6:26 PM685 km426 miles370 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouWed 5:26 PM691 km430 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
KoudougouWed 5:26 PM757 km471 miles409 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderWed 6:26 PM833 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
KaraWed 5:26 PM883 km548 miles477 nmSouth S
ParakouWed 6:26 PM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth S
KanoWed 6:26 PM910 km565 miles491 nmSoutheast SE
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