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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 12:28:00 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 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 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' North, Longitude: 2° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.16 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 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' 58.7"953.01 miwest0° 04' 24.6"5.06 minorth952.82 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.9"765.07 mieast1° 20' 54.5"92.75 minorth767.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuFri 12:28 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriFri 12:28 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaFri 12:28 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth S
OuagadougouFri 12:28 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth S
KoudougouFri 12:28 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 1:28 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaFri 12:28 PM744 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaFri 12:28 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bobo-DioulassoFri 12:28 PM831 km516 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SikassoFri 12:28 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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