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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' North, Longitude: 18° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.34 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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"964.63 miWest0° 06' 24.0"7.34 miNorth964.40 mi
24 hours11° 32' 17.7"766.48 miEast2° 10' 51.9"149.99 miNorth776.67 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 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisThu 12:48 PM207 km129 miles112 nmEast E
ThièsThu 12:48 PM225 km140 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
RossoThu 12:48 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast E
ToubaThu 12:48 PM312 km194 miles168 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottThu 12:48 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 12:48 PM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanjulThu 12:48 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FarafenniThu 12:48 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
ZiguinchorThu 12:48 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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