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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: 66%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 58' North
Longitude: 36° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.8"956.16 miwest0° 05' 28.1"6.27 minorth955.93 mi
24 hours11° 23' 20.8"749.57 mieast1° 47' 43.6"123.50 minorth755.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanSun 7:40 PM202 km125 miles109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KassalaSun 7:40 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth S
TeseneySun 7:40 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth S
KerenSun 7:40 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSoutheast SE
AsmaraSun 7:40 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahSun 7:40 PM486 km302 miles263 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumSun 7:40 PM489 km304 miles264 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakkahSun 7:40 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
Mek'eleSun 7:40 PM593 km368 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
Al HudaydahSun 7:40 PM780 km485 miles421 nmEast-southeast ESE
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