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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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 48' North
Longitude: 45° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.20 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.4"989.08 miwest0° 10' 58.1"12.57 misouth989.43 mi
24 hours11° 45' 43.6"801.83 mieast4° 37' 21.7"317.69 misouth866.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HargeisaFri 11:38 AM209 km130 miles113 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:38 AM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiFri 11:38 AM366 km227 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehFri 11:38 AM386 km240 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoFri 11:38 AM390 km242 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
TadjouraFri 11:38 AM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dire DawaFri 11:38 AM450 km279 miles243 nmWest W
Ta'izzFri 11:38 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AssabFri 11:38 AM500 km311 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
Al HudaydahFri 11:38 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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