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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 09:04:00 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: 7%

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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 09:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' North, Longitude: 13° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.9"992.78 miwest0° 09' 45.0"11.17 minorth992.62 mi
24 hours11° 12' 01.1"765.01 mieast3° 39' 11.8"251.10 minorth800.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarouaTue 10:04 AM28 km18 miles15 nmNortheast NE
NgaoundéréTue 10:04 AM202 km125 miles109 nmSouth S
MarouaTue 10:04 AM205 km127 miles110 nmNortheast NE
JalingoTue 10:04 AM208 km129 miles112 nmWest W
MaiduguriTue 10:04 AM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
MoundouTue 10:04 AM317 km197 miles171 nmEast E
NdjamenaTue 10:04 AM387 km241 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BozoumTue 10:04 AM464 km288 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
BamendaTue 10:04 AM487 km303 miles263 nmSouthwest SW
BertouaTue 10:04 AM503 km313 miles272 nmSouth S

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