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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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 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° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.49 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"994.24 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth994.09 mi
24 hours11° 11' 07.5"765.09 mieast3° 43' 16.1"255.78 minorth802.64 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 AM627 km389 miles338 nmNorthwest NW
BosasoTue 8:58 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaTue 9:58 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmSouth S
AdenTue 8:58 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 8:58 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest-southwest WSW
MuscatTue 9:58 AM1662 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
DjiboutiTue 8:58 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 8:58 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleTue 10:58 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmEast-southeast ESE
Abu DhabiTue 9:58 AM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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