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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 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 32° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.10 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.1"986.55 miwest0° 09' 35.8"10.99 misouth986.88 mi
24 hours11° 11' 06.6"759.37 mieast4° 04' 19.5"279.85 misouth813.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalMon 1:30 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSouthwest SW
KostiMon 1:30 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNorth N
Al-UbayyidMon 1:30 AM368 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
Bahir DarMon 1:30 AM503 km313 miles272 nmEast E
KhartoumMon 1:30 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
GondarMon 1:30 AM536 km333 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
TeseneyMon 1:30 AM612 km380 miles331 nmNortheast NE
KassalaMon 1:30 AM623 km387 miles336 nmNortheast NE
WauMon 1:30 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
LalibelaMon 1:30 AM688 km428 miles372 nmEast E

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