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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 10:38:00 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 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 1° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.92 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.8"979.41 miwest0° 08' 17.8"9.50 minorth979.19 mi
24 hours11° 21' 36.4"765.79 mieast2° 59' 54.5"206.15 minorth788.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyWed 11:38 AM76 km47 miles41 nmNortheast NE
Fada N'gourmaWed 10:38 AM176 km109 miles95 nmSouthwest SW
DoriWed 10:38 AM218 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandiWed 11:38 AM246 km153 miles133 nmSoutheast SE
NatitingouWed 11:38 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth S
MangoWed 10:38 AM318 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouWed 10:38 AM354 km220 miles191 nmWest W
DjougouWed 11:38 AM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth S
KaraWed 10:38 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
SokotoWed 11:38 AM387 km241 miles209 nmEast E
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