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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 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 10' North, Longitude: 40° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.26 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.7"989.22 miwest0° 09' 33.5"10.95 minorth989.04 mi
24 hours11° 22' 30.9"774.58 mieast3° 32' 37.9"243.61 minorth807.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Debre BerhanWed 12:14 PM117 km73 miles63 nmWest-southwest WSW
DessieWed 12:14 PM142 km88 miles77 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaWed 12:14 PM163 km101 miles88 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamaWed 12:14 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouthwest SW
Addis AbabaWed 12:14 PM229 km142 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
LalibelaWed 12:14 PM260 km162 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehWed 12:14 PM266 km165 miles144 nmEast-northeast ENE
TadjouraWed 12:14 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNortheast NE
DjiboutiWed 12:14 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarWed 12:14 PM374 km232 miles202 nmWest-northwest WNW
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