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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 11:48:00 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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 3° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.58 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.4"965.18 miwest0° 06' 28.8"7.43 minorth964.94 mi
24 hours11° 31' 55.4"766.48 mieast2° 12' 52.5"152.30 minorth777.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuThu 11:48 AM122 km76 miles66 nmNortheast NE
OuahigouyaThu 11:48 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaThu 11:48 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 11:48 AM458 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriThu 11:48 AM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouThu 11:48 AM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bobo-DioulassoThu 11:48 AM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth S
SikassoThu 11:48 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoThu 11:48 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaThu 11:48 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
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