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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 Wednesday, April 17, 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: 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 2° 28' 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"958.73 miwest0° 05' 21.9"6.15 misouth958.98 mi
24 hours11° 13' 44.0"741.03 mieast2° 30' 16.7"172.22 misouth765.48 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 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth S
DoriWed 5:26 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
ArlitWed 6:26 PM540 km335 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
SokotoWed 6:26 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezWed 6:26 PM590 km366 miles318 nmEast E
Fada N'gourmaWed 5:26 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiWed 6:26 PM664 km412 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
OuahigouyaWed 5:26 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
KandiWed 6:26 PM703 km437 miles379 nmSouth S
OuagadougouWed 5:26 PM709 km440 miles383 nmSouthwest SW
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