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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 53' North, Longitude: 36° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.55 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.6"974.17 miwest0° 09' 18.4"10.67 misouth974.55 mi
24 hours11° 49' 13.5"793.89 mieast4° 03' 19.2"278.77 misouth847.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeseneyThu 11:28 AM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth N
GondarThu 11:28 AM172 km107 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
KassalaThu 11:28 AM175 km109 miles94 nmNorth N
Bahir DarThu 11:28 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenThu 11:28 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraThu 11:28 AM303 km188 miles164 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mek'eleThu 11:28 AM319 km198 miles172 nmEast E
LalibelaThu 11:28 AM339 km210 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
KostiThu 11:28 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest W
DessieThu 11:28 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSoutheast SE
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