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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: 10%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' North, Longitude: 56° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.76 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.2"972.31 miwest0° 07' 21.3"8.43 minorth972.07 mi
24 hours11° 20' 55.3"759.44 mieast2° 35' 53.0"178.64 minorth775.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuWed 8:38 AM313 km195 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
SalalahWed 9:38 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
Al MukallaWed 8:38 AM744 km462 miles402 nmWest W
BosasoWed 8:38 AM833 km517 miles450 nmWest-southwest WSW
NizwaWed 9:38 AM927 km576 miles500 nmNorth N
MuscatWed 9:38 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Abu DhabiWed 9:38 AM1095 km680 miles591 nmNorth N
DubaiWed 9:38 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmNorth N
AdenWed 8:38 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmWest W
DohaWed 8:38 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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