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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 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 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 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' North, Longitude: 16° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.97 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"952.59 miwest0° 04' 19.3"4.96 minorth952.41 mi
24 hours11° 39' 20.3"764.95 mieast1° 18' 42.9"90.24 minorth767.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottFri 1:28 PM74 km46 miles40 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoFri 1:28 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisFri 1:28 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth S
NouadhibouFri 1:28 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth N
ToubaFri 1:28 PM403 km250 miles217 nmSouth S
ThièsFri 1:28 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
DakarFri 1:28 PM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TidjikjaFri 1:28 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast E
FarafenniFri 1:28 PM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
BanjulFri 1:28 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth S

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