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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 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 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° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.27 meters/second, 1570.6 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"975.78 miwest0° 07' 59.7"9.16 minorth975.55 mi
24 hours11° 29' 44.1"772.39 mieast2° 51' 04.7"196.06 minorth792.01 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 PM25 km16 miles14 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenThu 12:46 PM142 km88 miles77 nmSoutheast SE
Al HudaydahThu 12:46 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
AssabThu 12:46 PM172 km107 miles93 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaThu 12:46 PM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth N
TadjouraThu 12:46 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiThu 12:46 PM265 km164 miles143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehThu 12:46 PM329 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BerberaThu 12:46 PM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HargeisaThu 12:46 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
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