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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 Friday, May 10, 2013 at 11:48:00 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 phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' North, Longitude: 7° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.28 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.1"953.30 miwest0° 04' 28.1"5.12 minorth953.11 mi
24 hours11° 39' 01.0"765.15 mieast1° 22' 22.1"94.42 minorth767.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 12:48 PM53 km33 miles28 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AgadezFri 12:48 PM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderFri 12:48 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiFri 12:48 PM537 km333 miles290 nmSouth S
SokotoFri 12:48 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 12:48 PM706 km438 miles381 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 12:48 PM794 km493 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaFri 12:48 PM863 km536 miles466 nmSouth S
KandiFri 12:48 PM942 km585 miles508 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriFri 11:48 AM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
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