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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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 18:32:00 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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 18:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' North, Longitude: 2° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.60 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.8"971.98 miwest0° 07' 16.6"8.34 misouth972.28 mi
24 hours11° 06' 51.3"743.27 mieast3° 13' 27.1"221.64 misouth780.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaThu 6:32 PM139 km86 miles75 nmSouth S
TimbuktuThu 6:32 PM229 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DoriThu 6:32 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouThu 6:32 PM284 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouThu 6:32 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaThu 6:32 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaThu 6:32 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoThu 6:32 PM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyThu 7:32 PM497 km309 miles269 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoThu 6:32 PM534 km332 miles289 nmSouthwest SW

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