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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: 29%
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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 38' North
Longitude: 39° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.77 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.9"976.90 miwest0° 08' 15.9"9.47 minorth976.66 mi
24 hours11° 18' 14.5"760.02 mieast2° 57' 48.0"203.76 minorth781.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mek'eleFri 4:36 PM49 km31 miles27 nmEast-southeast ESE
AsmaraFri 4:36 PM189 km118 miles102 nmNorth N
KerenFri 4:36 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TeseneyFri 4:36 PM305 km189 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
KassalaFri 4:36 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
AssabFri 4:36 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast E
Al HudaydahFri 4:36 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
TadjouraFri 4:36 PM464 km289 miles251 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ali SabiehFri 4:36 PM484 km301 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
DjiboutiFri 4:36 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
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