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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 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 07' North
Longitude: 6° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"965.14 miwest0° 06' 27.9"7.41 minorth964.91 mi
24 hours11° 31' 59.5"766.54 mieast2° 12' 30.2"151.88 minorth777.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoThu 11:58 AM413 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoutialaThu 11:58 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SikassoThu 11:58 AM542 km337 miles292 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoThu 11:58 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouThu 11:58 AM627 km389 miles338 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouThu 11:58 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSoutheast SE
GabúThu 11:58 AM926 km575 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW
BouakéThu 11:58 AM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth S
NzérékoréThu 11:58 AM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TamaleThu 11:58 AM971 km603 miles524 nmSoutheast SE

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