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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 60' North, Longitude: 0° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.88 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.32 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.7"979.32 miWest0° 08' 17.1"9.49 miNorth979.09 mi
24 hours11° 21' 40.6"765.80 miEast2° 59' 37.4"205.82 miNorth788.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuagadougouWed 10:48 AM110 km68 miles59 nmSouthwest SW
DoriWed 10:48 AM138 km86 miles74 nmNortheast NE
Fada N'gourmaWed 10:48 AM158 km98 miles85 nmSoutheast SE
OuahigouyaWed 10:48 AM192 km119 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
KoudougouWed 10:48 AM194 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiameyWed 11:48 AM315 km196 miles170 nmEast E
MangoWed 10:48 AM321 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatitingouWed 11:48 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
TamaleWed 10:48 AM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoWed 10:48 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW

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