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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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' North, Longitude: 42° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.81 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.51 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.2"990.40 miwest0° 09' 53.2"11.33 minorth990.22 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.0"767.02 mieast3° 40' 03.8"252.11 minorth802.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dire DawaThu 3:36 PM56 km35 miles30 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ali SabiehThu 3:36 PM154 km95 miles83 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HargeisaThu 3:36 PM194 km121 miles105 nmEast E
DjiboutiThu 3:36 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TadjouraThu 3:36 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerberaThu 3:36 PM303 km188 miles164 nmEast-northeast ENE
Debre BerhanThu 3:36 PM305 km190 miles165 nmWest W
DessieThu 3:36 PM327 km203 miles177 nmWest-northwest WNW
AssabThu 3:36 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth N
AdamaThu 3:36 PM363 km226 miles196 nmWest-southwest WSW

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