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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 09:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 10' North
Longitude: 40° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.25 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.5"989.21 miwest0° 09' 33.5"10.95 minorth989.02 mi
24 hours11° 22' 31.5"774.58 mieast3° 32' 34.8"243.55 minorth807.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addis AbabaWed 12:16 PM188 km117 miles101 nmSouthwest SW
AdamaWed 12:16 PM197 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dire DawaWed 12:16 PM213 km133 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ali SabiehWed 12:16 PM315 km196 miles170 nmEast-northeast ENE
TadjouraWed 12:16 PM362 km225 miles195 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mek'eleWed 12:16 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth N
DjiboutiWed 12:16 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
AssabWed 12:16 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNortheast NE
HargeisaWed 12:16 PM450 km280 miles243 nmEast E
BerberaWed 12:16 PM549 km341 miles297 nmEast E

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