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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 11:38:00 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 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 1° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.62 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.5"965.27 miwest0° 06' 29.5"7.44 minorth965.03 mi
24 hours11° 31' 51.7"766.48 mieast2° 13' 12.7"152.68 minorth777.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuThu 11:38 AM179 km111 miles97 nmWest-northwest WNW
DoriThu 11:38 AM276 km172 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
OuahigouyaThu 11:38 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouThu 11:38 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth S
KoudougouThu 11:38 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyThu 12:38 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaThu 11:38 AM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaThu 11:38 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoThu 11:38 AM621 km386 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoThu 11:38 AM669 km415 miles361 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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