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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 1, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' North, Longitude: 39° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.49 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.5"989.68 miwest0° 09' 26.5"10.82 minorth989.49 mi
24 hours11° 12' 52.5"763.71 mieast3° 29' 49.6"240.38 minorth796.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Debre BerhanMon 7:00 AM73 km45 miles39 nmSoutheast SE
Addis AbabaMon 7:00 AM125 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DessieMon 7:00 AM131 km81 miles71 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamaMon 7:00 AM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth S
LalibelaMon 7:00 AM212 km132 miles115 nmNorth N
Bahir DarMon 7:00 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
NekemteMon 7:00 AM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dire DawaMon 7:00 AM315 km196 miles170 nmEast E
GondarMon 7:00 AM325 km202 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AwasaMon 7:00 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSouth S
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