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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 13:28:00 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 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' North, Longitude: 28° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.17 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.7"964.27 miwest0° 06' 20.8"7.28 minorth964.04 mi
24 hours11° 32' 32.4"766.47 mieast2° 09' 31.3"148.45 minorth776.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloThu 12:28 PM340 km212 miles184 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaThu 12:28 PM516 km320 miles278 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaThu 12:28 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast E
DakarThu 1:28 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmEast E
BanjulThu 1:28 PM1281 km796 miles691 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottThu 1:28 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmEast E
BissauThu 1:28 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryThu 1:28 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownThu 1:28 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Thu 2:28 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNortheast NE

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