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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 12:18:00 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 12:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' North, Longitude: 0° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.19 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.8"953.08 miwest0° 04' 25.5"5.07 minorth952.89 mi
24 hours11° 39' 07.0"765.09 mieast1° 21' 16.3"93.17 minorth767.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriFri 12:18 PM481 km299 miles259 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 1:18 PM568 km353 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaFri 12:18 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouFri 12:18 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaFri 12:18 PM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth S
KoudougouFri 12:18 PM736 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitFri 1:18 PM743 km462 miles401 nmEast E
AgadezFri 1:18 PM823 km511 miles444 nmEast E
KandiFri 1:18 PM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoFri 12:18 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth S

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