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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: 3%

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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' North, Longitude: 42° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.63 meters/second, 1579.1 km/hour, 981.2 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.35 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.6"981.01 miwest0° 08' 28.6"9.71 minorth980.78 mi
24 hours11° 20' 25.5"765.66 mieast3° 04' 43.2"211.66 minorth789.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AssabWed 10:48 AM49 km31 miles27 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DorraWed 10:48 AM62 km39 miles33 nmSouthwest SW
ObockWed 10:48 AM84 km52 miles45 nmSoutheast SE
TadjouraWed 10:48 AM88 km55 miles47 nmSouth S
DjiboutiWed 10:48 AM114 km71 miles62 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ali SabiehWed 10:48 AM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth S
Ta'izzWed 10:48 AM168 km104 miles91 nmNortheast NE
DikhilWed 10:48 AM171 km106 miles92 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EddWed 10:48 AM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
AdenWed 10:48 AM236 km147 miles127 nmEast E

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