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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: 100%

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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' North, Longitude: 38° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.49 meters/second, 1564.1 km/hour, 971.9 miles/hour or 844.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.0"971.71 miwest0° 07' 57.7"9.12 misouth972.05 mi
24 hours11° 18' 55.6"757.03 mieast3° 29' 53.0"240.47 misouth799.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AsmaraSun 12:20 AM105 km65 miles57 nmNortheast NE
KerenSun 12:20 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TeseneySun 12:20 AM169 km105 miles91 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mek'eleSun 12:20 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSoutheast SE
KassalaSun 12:20 AM206 km128 miles111 nmWest-northwest WNW
GondarSun 12:20 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LalibelaSun 12:20 AM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bahir DarSun 12:20 AM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DessieSun 12:20 AM429 km266 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahSun 12:20 AM514 km319 miles277 nmEast E

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