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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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
NekemteThu 2:34 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaThu 2:34 PM334 km208 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendeferaThu 2:34 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TeseneyThu 2:34 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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