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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 12:08:00 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 12:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 20° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.54 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 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' 46.3"978.57 miwest0° 08' 11.9"9.39 minorth978.34 mi
24 hours11° 22' 14.4"765.86 mieast2° 57' 19.2"203.19 minorth787.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DakarWed 12:08 PM334 km208 miles180 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaWed 12:08 PM374 km232 miles202 nmEast E
BanjulWed 12:08 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast E
ThièsWed 12:08 PM388 km241 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaWed 11:08 AM414 km257 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZiguinchorWed 12:08 PM423 km263 miles228 nmEast E
Santa MariaWed 11:08 AM482 km300 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
FarafenniWed 12:08 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast E
ToubaWed 12:08 PM495 km307 miles267 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-LouisWed 12:08 PM501 km311 miles270 nmNortheast NE

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