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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 09:36:00 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: 2%

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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' North, Longitude: 16° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.18 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.9"980.00 miwest0° 08' 21.8"9.58 minorth979.77 mi
24 hours11° 21' 10.6"765.74 mieast3° 01' 40.6"208.17 minorth788.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoussoroWed 10:36 AM92 km57 miles50 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaWed 10:36 AM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
MongoWed 10:36 AM229 km142 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
MarouaWed 10:36 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriWed 10:36 AM400 km249 miles216 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhWed 10:36 AM448 km278 miles242 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéWed 10:36 AM463 km287 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoundouWed 10:36 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
GarouaWed 10:36 AM531 km330 miles287 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauWed 10:36 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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