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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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 12' North
Longitude: 5° 13' 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 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.5"992.59 miwest0° 09' 43.4"11.14 minorth992.43 mi
24 hours11° 12' 11.3"765.06 mieast3° 38' 27.2"250.27 minorth800.73 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 AM216 km134 miles117 nmEast E
IbadanTue 10:36 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
ParakouTue 10:36 AM285 km177 miles154 nmWest W
KadunaTue 10:36 AM285 km177 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbeokutaTue 10:36 AM305 km189 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
Benin CityTue 10:36 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth S
SavéTue 10:36 AM326 km203 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiTue 10:36 AM329 km204 miles178 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaTue 10:36 AM342 km212 miles185 nmNortheast NE
LagosTue 10:36 AM366 km228 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
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