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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: 28%

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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 29' North, Longitude: 53° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.03 meters/second, 1573.3 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.3"977.41 miwest0° 08' 20.2"9.55 minorth977.17 mi
24 hours11° 18' 01.7"760.17 mieast2° 59' 37.1"205.83 minorth782.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuFri 3:36 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalalahFri 4:36 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth N
Al MukallaFri 3:36 PM494 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoFri 3:36 PM536 km333 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenFri 3:36 PM932 km579 miles503 nmWest W
GalkayoFri 3:36 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouthwest SW
SanaFri 3:36 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiFri 3:36 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmWest W
Abu DhabiFri 4:36 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmNorth N
MuscatFri 4:36 PM1236 km768 miles668 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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