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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- 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: . 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.3"||16.09 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.13 mi||north||16.09 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 21.8"||965.42 mi||west||0° 06' 30.2"||7.46 mi||north||965.18 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 48.4"||766.54 mi||east||2° 13' 30.5"||153.03 mi||north||777.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Thu 12:28 PM||323 km||201 miles||174 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 11:28 AM||473 km||294 miles||255 nm|| SSW|
|Koudougou||Thu 11:28 AM||534 km||332 miles||288 nm|| SW|
|Sokoto||Thu 12:28 PM||595 km||370 miles||321 nm|| ESE|
|Kara||Thu 11:28 AM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Thu 12:28 PM||750 km||466 miles||405 nm|| ESE|
|Tamale||Thu 11:28 AM||755 km||469 miles||408 nm|| SSW|
|Bobo-Dioulasso||Thu 11:28 AM||761 km||473 miles||411 nm|| SW|
|Parakou||Thu 12:28 PM||775 km||481 miles||418 nm|| SSE|
|Koutiala||Thu 11:28 AM||777 km||483 miles||419 nm|| WSW|
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