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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

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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' North, Longitude: 48° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.9"996.76 miwest0° 10' 27.5"11.98 minorth996.62 mi
24 hours11° 00' 03.3"754.13 mieast3° 56' 34.9"271.00 minorth797.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaroweThu 4:36 PM94 km58 miles51 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GalkayoThu 4:36 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BosasoThu 4:36 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerberaThu 4:36 PM451 km280 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaThu 4:36 PM484 km301 miles261 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenThu 4:36 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiThu 4:36 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuThu 4:36 PM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehThu 4:36 PM700 km435 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaThu 4:36 PM712 km442 miles384 nmWest-northwest WNW

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