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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 11:28:00 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 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' North, Longitude: 0° 56' 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"965.36 miwest0° 06' 30.3"7.46 minorth965.13 mi
24 hours11° 31' 47.9"766.48 mieast2° 13' 32.7"153.06 minorth777.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriThu 11:28 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyThu 12:28 PM310 km193 miles167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fada N'gourmaThu 11:28 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaThu 11:28 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
OuagadougouThu 11:28 AM488 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 11:28 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
SokotoThu 12:28 PM571 km355 miles309 nmSoutheast SE
KandiThu 12:28 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoThu 11:28 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth S
NatitingouThu 12:28 PM640 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
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