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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 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 53' North, Longitude: 32° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.07 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.6 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 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"975.25 miwest0° 07' 56.3"9.10 minorth975.01 mi
24 hours11° 29' 59.2"772.26 mieast2° 49' 33.9"194.31 minorth791.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KostiThu 1:36 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumThu 1:36 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth N
Al-UbayyidThu 1:36 PM237 km147 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
KassalaThu 1:36 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalThu 1:36 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth S
TeseneyThu 1:36 PM490 km304 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
GondarThu 1:36 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bahir DarThu 1:36 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
KerenThu 1:36 PM696 km432 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
MendeferaThu 1:36 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast E
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