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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 09:36:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' North, Longitude: 28° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.12 meters/second, 1555.6 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"966.39 miwest0° 06' 39.1"7.62 minorth966.15 mi
24 hours11° 31' 05.4"766.48 mieast2° 17' 16.0"157.32 minorth778.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-UbayyidThu 12:36 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
Al-FashirThu 12:36 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumThu 12:36 PM482 km300 miles261 nmEast E
KostiThu 12:36 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
FadaThu 10:36 AM705 km438 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalakalThu 12:36 PM804 km499 miles434 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéThu 10:36 AM807 km502 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
KassalaThu 12:36 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast E
WauThu 12:36 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSouth S
TeseneyThu 12:36 PM928 km577 miles501 nmEast E

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