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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' North, Longitude: 54° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.42 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.8"1003.07 miwest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 minorth1003.07 mi
24 hours11° 26' 48.8"790.75 mieast4° 25' 32.2"304.12 minorth844.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 12:50 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSouth S
GalkayoTue 11:50 AM864 km537 miles466 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 11:50 AM999 km621 miles539 nmWest W
AdenTue 11:50 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiTue 11:50 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorthwest NW
SanaTue 11:50 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaTue 11:50 AM1840 km1143 miles994 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:50 AM1988 km1236 miles1074 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiTue 11:50 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniTue 11:50 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
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