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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 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 08:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 59' North
Longitude: 38° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.89 meters/second, 1608.8 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 42.1"12.26 minorth999.53 mi
24 hours11° 18' 04.3"777.53 mieast4° 05' 00.2"280.64 minorth823.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaTue 11:36 AM299 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Addis AbabaTue 11:36 AM338 km210 miles183 nmNorth N
Dire DawaTue 11:36 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
MbaleTue 11:36 AM716 km445 miles387 nmSouthwest SW
GarissaTue 11:36 AM725 km450 miles391 nmSouth S
LiraTue 11:36 AM736 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
HargeisaTue 11:36 AM741 km460 miles400 nmEast-northeast ENE
NakuruTue 11:36 AM741 km461 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehTue 11:36 AM744 km462 miles402 nmNortheast NE
JubaTue 11:36 AM763 km474 miles412 nmWest W
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