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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' North, Longitude: 44° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.28 meters/second, 1570.6 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"975.73 miwest0° 07' 59.9"9.16 minorth975.49 mi
24 hours11° 29' 43.7"772.34 mieast2° 51' 06.9"196.08 minorth791.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ta'izzThu 12:46 PM47 km29 miles25 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenThu 12:46 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaThu 12:46 PM175 km109 miles95 nmNorth N
Al HudaydahThu 12:46 PM192 km119 miles104 nmNorthwest NW
AssabThu 12:46 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
ObockThu 12:46 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TadjouraThu 12:46 PM274 km171 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiThu 12:46 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehThu 12:46 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DikhilThu 12:46 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
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