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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 08:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' North, Longitude: 52° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.44 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"989.55 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 minorth989.37 mi
24 hours11° 22' 18.6"774.60 mieast3° 33' 50.4"244.98 minorth807.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoWed 11:26 AM349 km217 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
HadibuWed 11:26 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
Al MukallaWed 11:26 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GalkayoWed 11:26 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
SalalahWed 12:26 PM801 km498 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdenWed 11:26 AM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaWed 11:26 AM884 km549 miles477 nmWest W
Ta'izzWed 11:26 AM966 km600 miles521 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiWed 11:26 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest W
SanaWed 11:26 AM1040 km646 miles561 nmNorthwest NW

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