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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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' North, Longitude: 48° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.16 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.3"988.99 miwest0° 10' 57.6"12.55 misouth989.34 mi
24 hours11° 45' 44.0"801.77 mieast4° 37' 10.3"317.47 misouth866.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoFri 11:28 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GalkayoFri 11:28 AM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BerberaFri 11:28 AM375 km233 miles202 nmWest W
HargeisaFri 11:28 AM474 km294 miles256 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:28 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorthwest NW
Al MukallaFri 11:28 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
DjiboutiFri 11:28 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzFri 11:28 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehFri 11:28 AM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-northwest WNW
TadjouraFri 11:28 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
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