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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: 14%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' North, Longitude: 49° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.5"1002.51 miwest0° 10' 48.1"12.37 minorth1002.46 mi
24 hours11° 07' 22.7"767.12 mieast4° 09' 45.6"286.05 minorth816.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoMon 8:48 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuMon 8:48 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoMon 8:48 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
HargeisaMon 8:48 AM814 km506 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoMon 8:48 AM921 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
Dire DawaMon 8:48 AM1005 km624 miles542 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiMon 8:48 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorthwest NW
AdenMon 8:48 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaMon 9:48 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmSoutheast SE
Addis AbabaMon 8:48 AM1275 km792 miles688 nmWest-northwest WNW

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