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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
This phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 13' North
Longitude: 35° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.18 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 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' 40.4"989.04 miwest0° 09' 32.4"10.93 minorth988.85 mi
24 hours11° 22' 36.7"774.55 mieast3° 32' 04.3"242.97 minorth807.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalWed 12:36 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest W
Addis AbabaWed 12:36 PM416 km259 miles225 nmEast-southeast ESE
KostiWed 12:36 PM424 km264 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
AdamaWed 12:36 PM488 km304 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
TeseneyWed 12:36 PM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mek'eleWed 12:36 PM593 km368 miles320 nmNortheast NE
KassalaWed 12:36 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidWed 12:36 PM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
KhartoumWed 12:36 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AsmaraWed 12:36 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNortheast NE
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