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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 6:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 42' North
Longitude: 53° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.71 meters/second, 1565.0 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.9"972.27 miwest0° 07' 20.6"8.41 minorth972.03 mi
24 hours11° 21' 00.3"759.51 mieast2° 35' 32.7"178.27 minorth775.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuWed 8:48 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalalahWed 9:48 AM268 km166 miles145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaWed 8:48 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest W
BosasoWed 8:48 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
AdenWed 8:48 AM925 km575 miles499 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaWed 8:48 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest W
NizwaWed 9:48 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ta'izzWed 8:48 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmWest W
Abu DhabiWed 9:48 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmNorth N
MuscatWed 9:48 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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