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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 09:36:00 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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 11' North, Longitude: 5° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.76 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 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 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.5"992.53 miwest0° 09' 43.5"11.14 minorth992.37 mi
24 hours11° 12' 11.0"765.01 mieast3° 38' 28.6"250.28 minorth800.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbujaTue 10:36 AM220 km137 miles119 nmEast E
KadunaTue 10:36 AM260 km161 miles140 nmNortheast NE
IbadanTue 10:36 AM266 km165 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
ParakouTue 10:36 AM314 km195 miles170 nmWest W
Benin CityTue 10:36 AM316 km196 miles171 nmSouth S
ZariaTue 10:36 AM319 km198 miles172 nmNortheast NE
AbeokutaTue 10:36 AM325 km202 miles176 nmSouthwest SW
KandiTue 10:36 AM352 km219 miles190 nmNorthwest NW
SavéTue 10:36 AM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakurdiTue 10:36 AM371 km231 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
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