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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: 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 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 08' North, Longitude: 10° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.84 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.8"992.70 miwest0° 09' 44.5"11.16 minorth992.54 mi
24 hours11° 12' 04.3"765.01 mieast3° 38' 58.4"250.85 minorth800.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JalingoTue 10:14 AM65 km41 miles35 nmEast-southeast ESE
GarouaTue 10:14 AM285 km177 miles154 nmEast E
MakurdiTue 10:14 AM295 km183 miles159 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamendaTue 10:14 AM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NgaoundéréTue 10:14 AM365 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbujaTue 10:14 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest W
MaiduguriTue 10:14 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNortheast NE
KadunaTue 10:14 AM401 km249 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZariaTue 10:14 AM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
KanoTue 10:14 AM405 km252 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
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