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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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 52' North
Longitude: 27° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.11 meters/second, 1555.6 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"966.45 miwest0° 06' 39.0"7.62 minorth966.21 mi
24 hours11° 31' 05.8"766.54 mieast2° 17' 13.8"157.29 minorth778.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumThu 12:36 PM511 km318 miles276 nmEast E
MalakalThu 12:36 PM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WauThu 12:36 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth S
KassalaThu 12:36 PM927 km576 miles500 nmEast E
TeseneyThu 12:36 PM957 km595 miles517 nmEast E
AsmaraThu 12:36 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmEast E
JubaThu 12:36 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahThu 12:36 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakkahThu 12:36 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addis AbabaThu 12:36 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmEast-southeast ESE
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