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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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 30' North, Longitude: 51° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.99 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 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"977.33 miwest0° 08' 19.6"9.54 minorth977.09 mi
24 hours11° 18' 03.5"760.15 mieast2° 59' 22.7"205.55 minorth782.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuFri 3:44 PM276 km171 miles149 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al MukallaFri 3:44 PM294 km182 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoFri 3:44 PM363 km225 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
SalalahFri 4:44 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNortheast NE
AdenFri 3:44 PM723 km449 miles390 nmWest W
Ta'izzFri 3:44 PM825 km513 miles445 nmWest W
SanaFri 3:44 PM825 km513 miles446 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoFri 3:44 PM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HargeisaFri 3:44 PM934 km580 miles504 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiFri 3:44 PM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW

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