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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 phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' North, Longitude: 39° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"954.33 miwest0° 04' 39.9"5.35 minorth954.13 mi
24 hours11° 38' 33.2"765.44 mieast1° 27' 11.7"99.96 minorth768.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KerenFri 12:34 PM297 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Khamis MushaitFri 12:34 PM314 km195 miles170 nmEast E
Port SudanFri 12:34 PM315 km196 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
AsmaraFri 12:34 PM324 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahFri 12:34 PM364 km226 miles196 nmNorth N
JeddahFri 12:34 PM377 km234 miles203 nmNorth N
KassalaFri 12:34 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneyFri 12:34 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
Al HudaydahFri 12:34 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
Mek'eleFri 12:34 PM516 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
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