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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: 48%

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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' North, Longitude: 34° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.2"950.26 miwest0° 04' 13.9"4.85 minorth950.07 mi
24 hours11° 32' 25.1"755.26 mieast1° 16' 38.1"87.86 minorth757.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanSun 6:30 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
KhartoumSun 6:30 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaSun 6:30 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneySun 6:30 PM498 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenSun 6:30 PM573 km356 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahSun 6:30 PM596 km370 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsmaraSun 6:30 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSoutheast SE
MakkahSun 6:30 PM653 km406 miles353 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiSun 6:30 PM657 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidSun 6:30 PM762 km474 miles411 nmSouthwest SW

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