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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: 51%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 42° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"999.69 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 minorth999.60 mi
24 hours11° 14' 17.4"773.25 mieast4° 03' 23.3"278.77 minorth818.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dire DawaSun 6:00 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
AdamaSun 6:00 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaSun 6:00 AM461 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Debre BerhanSun 6:00 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaSun 6:00 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuSun 6:00 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
Ali SabiehSun 6:00 AM585 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
BerberaSun 6:00 AM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GalkayoSun 6:00 AM602 km374 miles325 nmEast E
DessieSun 6:00 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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