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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' North, Longitude: 41° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"999.62 miwest0° 10' 42.6"12.27 minorth999.53 mi
24 hours11° 18' 03.4"777.51 mieast4° 05' 14.7"280.89 minorth823.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GobaTue 11:24 AM212 km132 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
AwasaTue 11:24 AM362 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamaTue 11:24 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaTue 11:24 AM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
Arba MinchTue 11:24 AM444 km276 miles240 nmWest W
Addis AbabaTue 11:24 AM460 km286 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
Debre BerhanTue 11:24 AM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaTue 11:24 AM486 km302 miles262 nmNortheast NE
JimmaTue 11:24 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
DikhilTue 11:24 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N

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