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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 phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 12° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.34 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.4"953.50 miwest0° 04' 29.8"5.16 minorth953.31 mi
24 hours11° 38' 57.4"765.24 mieast1° 23' 03.2"95.22 minorth768.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezFri 12:28 PM469 km292 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitFri 12:28 PM509 km316 miles275 nmWest W
ZinderFri 12:28 PM603 km375 miles326 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroFri 12:28 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
Faya-LargeauFri 12:28 PM732 km455 miles395 nmEast E
NdjamenaFri 12:28 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiFri 12:28 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
KanoFri 12:28 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoFri 12:28 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSoutheast SE
KadunaFri 12:28 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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