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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: 99%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 06' North
Longitude: 37° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.9"986.45 miwest0° 09' 34.7"10.97 misouth986.78 mi
24 hours11° 11' 10.6"759.37 mieast4° 03' 57.6"279.46 misouth813.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Bahir DarMon 1:10 AM53 km33 miles29 nmNorth N
GondarMon 1:10 AM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth N
LalibelaMon 1:10 AM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-northeast ENE
DessieMon 1:10 AM246 km153 miles133 nmEast E
Addis AbabaMon 1:10 AM276 km171 miles149 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Debre BerhanMon 1:10 AM284 km176 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
Mek'eleMon 1:10 AM348 km217 miles188 nmNortheast NE
AdamaMon 1:10 AM351 km218 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneyMon 1:10 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth N
KassalaMon 1:10 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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