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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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 09:14:00 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: 13%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' North, Longitude: 0° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"1001.65 miwest0° 10' 42.0"12.25 minorth1001.59 mi
24 hours11° 07' 29.8"766.58 mieast4° 06' 37.4"282.46 minorth814.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraMon 9:14 AM59 km37 miles32 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeMon 9:14 AM209 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
KumasiMon 9:14 AM235 km146 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
AtakpaméMon 9:14 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CotonouMon 10:14 AM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-northeast ENE
BohiconMon 10:14 AM355 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoMon 10:14 AM363 km225 miles196 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanMon 9:14 AM413 km256 miles223 nmWest W
LagosMon 10:14 AM435 km270 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
SavéMon 10:14 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNortheast NE

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