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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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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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' North, Longitude: 0° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.66 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.8"965.42 miwest0° 06' 30.2"7.46 minorth965.18 mi
24 hours11° 31' 48.4"766.54 mieast2° 13' 30.5"153.03 minorth777.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyThu 12:28 PM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 11:28 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 11:28 AM534 km332 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
SokotoThu 12:28 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
KandiThu 12:28 PM599 km372 miles324 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoThu 11:28 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth S
NatitingouThu 12:28 PM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth S
DjougouThu 12:28 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth S
KaraThu 11:28 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouth S
MaradiThu 12:28 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
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