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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 12:38:00 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 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' North, Longitude: 16° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.38 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.6"964.72 miwest0° 06' 24.8"7.35 minorth964.49 mi
24 hours11° 32' 14.1"766.48 mieast2° 11' 12.1"150.38 minorth776.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RossoThu 12:38 PM42 km26 miles23 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-LouisThu 12:38 PM56 km35 miles30 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToubaThu 12:38 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth S
ThièsThu 12:38 PM183 km114 miles99 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottThu 12:38 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth N
DakarThu 12:38 PM227 km141 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniThu 12:38 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth S
BanjulThu 12:38 PM310 km192 miles167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SerekundaThu 12:38 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TambacoundaThu 12:38 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSoutheast SE

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