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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' North, Longitude: 50° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.8"996.84 miWest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 miNorth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 00' 04.2"754.21 miEast3° 56' 50.5"271.29 miNorth797.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoThu 4:24 PM400 km249 miles216 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoThu 4:24 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuThu 4:24 PM647 km402 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HargeisaThu 4:24 PM786 km489 miles425 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al MukallaThu 4:24 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenThu 4:24 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuThu 4:24 PM878 km546 miles474 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiThu 4:24 PM960 km597 miles519 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehThu 4:24 PM984 km612 miles531 nmWest-northwest WNW
TadjouraThu 4:24 PM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW

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