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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 10:36:00 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 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' North, Longitude: 2° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.93 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.9"979.43 miwest0° 08' 17.8"9.51 minorth979.21 mi
24 hours11° 21' 35.7"765.79 mieast2° 59' 57.9"206.22 minorth788.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyWed 11:36 AM60 km37 miles32 nmNorth N
Fada N'gourmaWed 10:36 AM221 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiWed 11:36 AM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriWed 10:36 AM265 km164 miles143 nmWest-northwest WNW
NatitingouWed 11:36 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoWed 11:36 AM335 km208 miles181 nmEast E
MangoWed 10:36 AM342 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjougouWed 11:36 AM366 km227 miles197 nmSouth S
KaraWed 10:36 AM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParakouWed 11:36 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth S

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