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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 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 48' North, Longitude: 46° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 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 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.4"989.00 miwest0° 10' 58.1"12.56 misouth989.35 mi
24 hours11° 45' 43.6"801.77 mieast4° 37' 20.4"317.65 misouth866.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BerberaFri 11:38 AM151 km94 miles81 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaFri 11:38 AM238 km148 miles129 nmWest W
GalkayoFri 11:38 AM360 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenFri 11:38 AM362 km225 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoFri 11:38 AM363 km226 miles196 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiFri 11:38 AM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-northwest WNW
ObockFri 11:38 AM400 km249 miles216 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehFri 11:38 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
TadjouraFri 11:38 AM427 km265 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
DikhilFri 11:38 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW

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