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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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 02' North, Longitude: 34° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 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"999.46 miwest0° 10' 41.4"12.24 minorth999.37 mi
24 hours11° 18' 05.8"777.43 mieast4° 04' 41.6"280.26 minorth823.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaTue 11:54 AM327 km203 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluTue 11:54 AM423 km263 miles228 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraTue 11:54 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalakalTue 11:54 AM484 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
MbaleTue 11:54 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
Addis AbabaTue 11:54 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNortheast NE
AdamaTue 11:54 AM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
KampalaTue 11:54 AM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YambioTue 11:54 AM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bahir DarTue 11:54 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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