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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: 3%

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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' North, Longitude: 21° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.27 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.2"980.19 miwest0° 08' 23.1"9.61 minorth979.97 mi
24 hours11° 21' 01.8"765.73 mieast3° 02' 16.2"208.85 minorth788.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbéchéWed 10:14 AM152 km95 miles82 nmNorthwest NW
BiraoWed 10:14 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoWed 10:14 AM339 km210 miles183 nmWest W
Al-FashirWed 12:14 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
FadaWed 10:14 AM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
SarhWed 10:14 AM545 km338 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroWed 10:14 AM577 km359 miles312 nmWest W
Faya-LargeauWed 10:14 AM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kaga-BandoroWed 10:14 AM699 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 10:14 AM731 km454 miles395 nmWest W

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