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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 10:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' North, Longitude: 44° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.10 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.5"961.87 miwest0° 06' 04.2"6.96 minorth961.64 mi
24 hours11° 36' 42.3"769.37 mieast2° 01' 54.8"139.74 minorth777.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SanaFri 1:34 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth S
Khamis MushaitFri 1:34 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNorthwest NW
Al HudaydahFri 1:34 PM255 km158 miles138 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzFri 1:34 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth S
AdenFri 1:34 PM436 km271 miles236 nmSouth S
AssabFri 1:34 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ObockFri 1:34 PM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TadjouraFri 1:34 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al MukallaFri 1:34 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
DjiboutiFri 1:34 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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