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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 37° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.01 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"986.37 miwest0° 09' 34.6"10.97 misouth986.70 mi
24 hours11° 11' 10.8"759.32 mieast4° 03' 56.4"279.41 misouth813.43 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 AM60 km37 miles33 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GondarMon 1:10 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNorth N
LalibelaMon 1:10 AM183 km113 miles99 nmNortheast NE
DessieMon 1:10 AM217 km135 miles117 nmEast E
Debre BerhanMon 1:10 AM260 km162 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
Addis AbabaMon 1:10 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mek'eleMon 1:10 AM330 km205 miles178 nmNortheast NE
AdamaMon 1:10 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyMon 1:10 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AsmaraMon 1:10 AM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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