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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 = Thursday, May 9, 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

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 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 60' North, Longitude: 10° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.82 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.10 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.5"965.73 miWest0° 06' 33.5"7.52 miNorth965.49 mi
24 hours11° 31' 32.8"766.49 miEast2° 14' 52.7"154.59 miNorth777.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderThu 11:48 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezThu 11:48 AM301 km187 miles162 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArlitThu 11:48 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNorthwest NW
MaradiThu 11:48 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouthwest SW
KanoThu 11:48 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriThu 11:48 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZariaThu 11:48 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 11:48 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSoutheast SE
SokotoThu 11:48 AM664 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroThu 11:48 AM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE

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