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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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' North, Longitude: 18° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.33 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.4"964.69 miwest0° 06' 24.0"7.34 minorth964.46 mi
24 hours11° 32' 18.2"766.53 mieast2° 10' 49.7"149.96 minorth776.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DakarThu 12:48 PM218 km136 miles118 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisThu 12:48 PM236 km147 miles127 nmEast E
ThièsThu 12:48 PM247 km153 miles133 nmSoutheast SE
RossoThu 12:48 PM311 km193 miles168 nmEast E
ToubaThu 12:48 PM338 km210 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottThu 12:48 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 12:48 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulThu 12:48 PM382 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
FarafenniThu 12:48 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaThu 11:48 AM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
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