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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 phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' North, Longitude: 46° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.32 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"975.82 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 minorth975.59 mi
24 hours11° 29' 40.7"772.36 mieast2° 51' 25.4"196.44 minorth792.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdenThu 12:36 PM221 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaThu 12:36 PM264 km164 miles143 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ta'izzThu 12:36 PM303 km189 miles164 nmWest W
SanaThu 12:36 PM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoThu 12:36 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSoutheast SE
BerberaThu 12:36 PM416 km258 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ObockThu 12:36 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al HudaydahThu 12:36 PM432 km269 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
AssabThu 12:36 PM448 km279 miles242 nmWest W
DjiboutiThu 12:36 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW

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