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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: 8%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' North, Longitude: 37° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.67 meters/second, 1582.8 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.1"983.36 miwest0° 09' 02.7"10.36 minorth983.14 mi
24 hours11° 25' 34.8"773.60 mieast3° 17' 47.2"226.62 minorth801.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Bahir DarThu 2:34 PM42 km26 miles23 nmSouthwest SW
GondarThu 2:34 PM87 km54 miles47 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LalibelaThu 2:34 PM151 km94 miles81 nmEast E
DessieThu 2:34 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mek'eleThu 2:34 PM268 km166 miles145 nmNortheast NE
Debre BerhanThu 2:34 PM314 km195 miles170 nmSoutheast SE
Addis AbabaThu 2:34 PM334 km208 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyThu 2:34 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamaThu 2:34 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AsmaraThu 2:34 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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