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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 09:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' North, Longitude: 18° 50' 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"980.08 miwest0° 08' 22.3"9.59 minorth979.85 mi
24 hours11° 21' 06.7"765.73 mieast3° 01' 55.7"208.46 minorth788.81 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 AM71 km44 miles38 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbéchéWed 10:26 AM244 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoussoroWed 10:26 AM271 km168 miles146 nmWest-northwest WNW
SarhWed 10:26 AM408 km254 miles221 nmSouth S
NdjamenaWed 10:26 AM419 km260 miles226 nmWest W
BiraoWed 10:26 AM513 km318 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
MarouaWed 10:26 AM549 km341 miles296 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoundouWed 10:26 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauWed 10:26 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth N
FadaWed 10:26 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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