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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 09:48:00 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 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 13' North, Longitude: 2° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.72 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 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' 07.4"992.44 miwest0° 09' 42.8"11.13 minorth992.27 mi
24 hours11° 12' 14.6"765.01 mieast3° 38' 12.5"249.97 minorth800.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParakouTue 10:48 AM14 km9 miles7 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DjougouTue 10:48 AM113 km70 miles61 nmWest-northwest WNW
SavéTue 10:48 AM132 km82 miles71 nmSouth S
KaraTue 9:48 AM156 km97 miles84 nmWest-northwest WNW
SokodéTue 9:48 AM160 km99 miles86 nmWest W
NatitingouTue 10:48 AM177 km110 miles96 nmNorthwest NW
KandiTue 10:48 AM214 km133 miles116 nmNorth N
BohiconTue 10:48 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbeokutaTue 10:48 AM244 km151 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AtakpaméTue 9:48 AM246 km153 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
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