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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 09:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' North, Longitude: 31° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 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"999.40 miwest0° 10' 41.1"12.24 minorth999.31 mi
24 hours11° 18' 06.8"777.40 mieast4° 04' 29.3"280.03 minorth822.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaTue 12:04 PM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth S
GuluTue 12:04 PM371 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalakalTue 12:04 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth N
YambioTue 12:04 PM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
WauTue 12:04 PM438 km272 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
LiraTue 12:04 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OboTue 10:04 AM571 km355 miles309 nmWest W
MbaleTue 12:04 PM621 km386 miles336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaTue 12:04 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth S
EntebbeTue 12:04 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth S

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