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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 17, 2013 at 16:34:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%

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 17, 2013 at 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 26' North, Longitude: 17° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.82 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 51.2"992.67 miwest0° 09' 27.8"10.84 misouth992.95 mi
24 hours10° 53' 03.8"742.73 mieast3° 59' 38.3"274.46 misouth795.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhFri 5:34 PM68 km43 miles37 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoundouFri 5:34 PM217 km135 miles117 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kaga-BandoroFri 5:34 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoFri 5:34 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BozoumFri 5:34 PM381 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarouaFri 5:34 PM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdjamenaFri 5:34 PM424 km264 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
GarouaFri 5:34 PM488 km303 miles263 nmWest W
MoussoroFri 5:34 PM488 km303 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BambariFri 5:34 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSoutheast SE

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