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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 6° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.54 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 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"965.09 miwest0° 06' 28.0"7.41 minorth964.85 mi
24 hours11° 31' 59.2"766.48 mieast2° 12' 32.5"151.91 minorth777.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoutialaThu 11:58 AM424 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoThu 11:58 AM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaThu 11:58 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoThu 11:58 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoThu 11:58 AM590 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TidjikjaThu 11:58 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
KoudougouThu 11:58 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouThu 11:58 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
DoriThu 11:58 AM715 km445 miles386 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoThu 11:58 AM741 km460 miles400 nmSouth S
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