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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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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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"965.23 miwest0° 06' 28.7"7.43 minorth965.00 mi
24 hours11° 31' 55.8"766.54 mieast2° 12' 50.3"152.26 minorth777.13 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 AM146 km90 miles79 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoutialaThu 11:48 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 11:48 AM469 km292 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 11:48 AM503 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoThu 11:48 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth S
SikassoThu 11:48 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoThu 11:48 AM562 km349 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyThu 12:48 PM736 km457 miles397 nmEast-southeast ESE
TamaleThu 11:48 AM825 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KaraThu 11:48 AM931 km578 miles502 nmSoutheast SE
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