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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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 36' North, Longitude: 58° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.50 meters/second, 1600.2 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.57 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.3"994.18 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth994.03 mi
24 hours11° 11' 07.1"765.04 mieast3° 43' 17.6"255.79 minorth802.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuTue 8:58 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaTue 9:58 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenTue 8:58 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 8:58 AM1608 km999 miles869 nmWest-southwest WSW
MuscatTue 9:58 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
DjiboutiTue 8:58 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 8:58 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleTue 10:58 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast-southeast ESE
Abu DhabiTue 9:58 AM1803 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiTue 9:58 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth N
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