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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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 38' North, Longitude: 33° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.8"989.54 miwest0° 11' 01.1"12.62 misouth989.89 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.0"802.17 mieast4° 38' 18.1"318.77 misouth867.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalFri 12:28 PM242 km150 miles130 nmWest W
KostiFri 12:28 PM411 km256 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bahir DarFri 12:28 PM442 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
GondarFri 12:28 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNortheast NE
Addis AbabaFri 12:28 PM542 km336 miles292 nmEast E
Al-UbayyidFri 12:28 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
JubaFri 12:28 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamaFri 12:28 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast E
Debre BerhanFri 12:28 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast E
LalibelaFri 12:28 PM625 km388 miles337 nmEast-northeast ENE
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