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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: 20%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 39' North, Longitude: 57° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.0"990.97 miwest0° 09' 56.8"11.39 minorth990.79 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.7"767.45 mieast3° 41' 39.0"253.94 minorth803.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuThu 2:34 PM491 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahThu 3:34 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoThu 2:34 PM910 km566 miles492 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenThu 2:34 PM1392 km865 miles751 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatThu 3:34 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth N
SanaThu 2:34 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiThu 2:34 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmWest W
MogadishuThu 2:34 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 3:34 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmSouth S
Abu DhabiThu 3:34 PM1668 km1036 miles900 nmNorth N
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