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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, August 17, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 51' North, Longitude: 50° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.12 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.3"988.83 miwest0° 10' 57.0"12.54 misouth989.18 mi
24 hours11° 45' 44.5"801.65 mieast4° 36' 58.8"317.23 misouth866.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoFri 11:18 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
HadibuFri 11:18 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNortheast NE
GalkayoFri 11:18 AM503 km313 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
Al MukallaFri 11:18 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerberaFri 11:18 AM637 km396 miles344 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:18 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaFri 11:18 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest W
Ta'izzFri 11:18 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiFri 11:18 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahFri 12:18 PM869 km540 miles469 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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