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 11:48:00 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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 06' ||North|
|Longitude: ||4° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 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"||0.12 mi||north||16.09 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 21.3"||965.23 mi||west||0° 06' 28.7"||7.43 mi||north||965.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 55.8"||766.54 mi||east||2° 12' 50.3"||152.26 mi||north||777.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Timbuktu||Thu 11:48 AM||146 km||90 miles||79 nm|| ENE|
|Koutiala||Thu 11:48 AM||434 km||270 miles||234 nm|| SSW|
|Koudougou||Thu 11:48 AM||469 km||292 miles||253 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 11:48 AM||503 km||312 miles||271 nm|| SE|
|Bobo-Dioulasso||Thu 11:48 AM||545 km||339 miles||294 nm|| S|
|Sikasso||Thu 11:48 AM||554 km||344 miles||299 nm|| SSW|
|Bamako||Thu 11:48 AM||562 km||349 miles||304 nm|| SW|
|Niamey||Thu 12:48 PM||736 km||457 miles||397 nm|| ESE|
|Tamale||Thu 11:48 AM||825 km||513 miles||446 nm|| SSE|
|Kara||Thu 11:48 AM||931 km||578 miles||502 nm|| SE|
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