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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 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' North, Longitude: 40° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.79 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 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"990.35 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 minorth990.16 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.2"766.97 mieast3° 39' 53.1"251.90 minorth802.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Debre BerhanThu 3:44 PM123 km77 miles67 nmWest W
Dire DawaThu 3:44 PM136 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
DessieThu 3:44 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
AdamaThu 3:44 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouthwest SW
Addis AbabaThu 3:44 PM227 km141 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
DikhilThu 3:44 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
Ali SabiehThu 3:44 PM268 km167 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
LalibelaThu 3:44 PM299 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
TadjouraThu 3:44 PM326 km202 miles176 nmNortheast NE
DjiboutiThu 3:44 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNortheast NE

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