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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: 98%
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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 35' North
Longitude: 33° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.10 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.6"957.45 miwest0° 06' 01.1"6.90 misouth957.74 mi
24 hours11° 29' 03.2"757.43 mieast2° 47' 00.2"191.41 misouth786.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumFri 11:52 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaFri 11:52 PM392 km244 miles212 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneyFri 11:52 PM436 km271 miles236 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanFri 11:52 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiFri 11:52 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
KerenFri 11:52 PM568 km353 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-UbayyidFri 11:52 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
AsmaraFri 11:52 PM634 km394 miles343 nmEast-southeast ESE
JeddahFri 11:52 PM738 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
Bahir DarFri 11:52 PM786 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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