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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 09:26:00 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: 3%

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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 09:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' North, Longitude: 19° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.22 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 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' 49.0"980.09 miwest0° 08' 22.3"9.59 minorth979.87 mi
24 hours11° 21' 06.4"765.73 mieast3° 01' 57.7"208.50 minorth788.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MongoWed 10:26 AM82 km51 miles44 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbéchéWed 10:26 AM218 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoussoroWed 10:26 AM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
SarhWed 10:26 AM413 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
NdjamenaWed 10:26 AM448 km278 miles242 nmWest W
BiraoWed 10:26 AM488 km303 miles263 nmSoutheast SE
FadaWed 10:26 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Faya-LargeauWed 10:26 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth N
MoundouWed 10:26 AM575 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
MarouaWed 10:26 AM575 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW

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