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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' North, Longitude: 34° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.63 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 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"983.32 miwest0° 09' 02.0"10.35 minorth983.10 mi
24 hours11° 25' 36.5"773.61 mieast3° 17' 28.0"226.27 minorth801.13 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 2:44 PM264 km164 miles143 nmEast E
GondarThu 2:44 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiThu 2:44 PM289 km180 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
TeseneyThu 2:44 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KassalaThu 2:44 PM425 km264 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LalibelaThu 2:44 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast E
MalakalThu 2:44 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumThu 2:44 PM491 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DessieThu 2:44 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
Addis AbabaThu 2:44 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
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