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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: 97%
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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 56' North
Longitude: 39° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.23 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.4"998.15 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 misouth998.41 mi
24 hours11° 09' 21.2"766.09 mieast4° 26' 47.5"305.56 misouth827.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaTue 1:46 AM189 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaTue 1:46 AM260 km162 miles140 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaTue 1:46 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
HargeisaTue 1:46 AM548 km340 miles296 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ali SabiehTue 1:46 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DjiboutiTue 1:46 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE
TadjouraTue 1:46 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mek'eleTue 1:46 AM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth N
AssabTue 1:46 AM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuTue 1:46 AM815 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE

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