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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 09:24:00 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 09:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' North, Longitude: 8° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.6"992.63 miwest0° 09' 44.1"11.15 minorth992.46 mi
24 hours11° 12' 07.2"765.01 mieast3° 38' 45.0"250.59 minorth800.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbujaTue 10:24 AM100 km62 miles54 nmWest W
MakurdiTue 10:24 AM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth S
KadunaTue 10:24 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaTue 10:24 AM223 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoTue 10:24 AM315 km195 miles170 nmNorth N
EnuguTue 10:24 AM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JalingoTue 10:24 AM328 km204 miles177 nmEast E
BamendaTue 10:24 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OwerriTue 10:24 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Benin CityTue 10:24 AM436 km271 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
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