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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: 53%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 18:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 49' North
Longitude: 2° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.61 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.8"972.06 miwest0° 07' 16.7"8.34 misouth972.36 mi
24 hours11° 06' 51.1"743.33 mieast3° 13' 28.8"221.69 misouth780.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuThu 6:32 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoudougouThu 6:32 PM286 km178 miles154 nmSouth S
OuagadougouThu 6:32 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaThu 6:32 PM414 km257 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoThu 6:32 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SikassoThu 6:32 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyThu 7:32 PM525 km326 miles284 nmEast-southeast ESE
MangoThu 6:32 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSoutheast SE
TamaleThu 6:32 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoThu 6:32 PM635 km395 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW
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