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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 Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 09:36:00 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: 10%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' North, Longitude: 1° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.76 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.9"970.07 miwest0° 07' 04.1"8.10 minorth969.83 mi
24 hours11° 22' 39.4"759.69 mieast2° 28' 31.0"170.21 minorth773.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaWed 9:36 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriWed 9:36 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSoutheast SE
TimbuktuWed 9:36 AM233 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
OuagadougouWed 9:36 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 9:36 AM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaWed 9:36 AM403 km250 miles217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyWed 10:36 AM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoutialaWed 9:36 AM518 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoWed 9:36 AM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoWed 9:36 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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