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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 11:58:00 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 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 10' North, Longitude: 17° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.59 meters/second, 1575.3 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.5"978.66 miwest0° 08' 12.5"9.40 minorth978.43 mi
24 hours11° 22' 10.2"765.85 mieast2° 57' 36.5"203.52 minorth787.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SerekundaWed 11:58 AM115 km71 miles62 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 11:58 AM126 km78 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorWed 11:58 AM168 km104 miles91 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarWed 11:58 AM170 km105 miles92 nmNorth N
ThièsWed 11:58 AM199 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FarafenniWed 11:58 AM232 km144 miles125 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 11:58 AM271 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaWed 11:58 AM273 km169 miles147 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisWed 11:58 AM342 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáWed 11:58 AM348 km216 miles188 nmEast-southeast ESE

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