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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 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' North, Longitude: 48° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.3"1002.94 miwest0° 11' 26.3"13.10 minorth1002.93 mi
24 hours11° 26' 42.3"790.51 mieast4° 25' 10.9"303.70 minorth844.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuTue 12:14 PM366 km227 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalkayoTue 12:14 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoTue 12:14 PM761 km473 miles411 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaTue 12:14 PM864 km537 miles467 nmNorthwest NW
BosasoTue 12:14 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth N
DjiboutiTue 12:14 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenTue 12:14 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaTue 1:14 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmSoutheast SE
Addis AbabaTue 12:14 PM1258 km781 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiTue 12:14 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmWest-southwest WSW

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