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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' North, Longitude: 43° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.37 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.12 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.8"966.96 miwest0° 06' 43.9"7.72 minorth966.72 mi
24 hours11° 30' 41.4"766.48 mieast2° 19' 18.7"159.66 minorth778.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al HudaydahThu 11:34 AM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth S
SanaThu 11:34 AM132 km82 miles71 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ta'izzThu 11:34 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Khamis MushaitThu 11:34 AM286 km177 miles154 nmNorth N
AssabThu 11:34 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth S
AdenThu 11:34 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TadjouraThu 11:34 AM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth S
AsmaraThu 11:34 AM443 km275 miles239 nmWest W
Mek'eleThu 11:34 AM459 km285 miles248 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiThu 11:34 AM460 km286 miles248 nmSouth S
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