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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: 30%
Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 44' North
Longitude: 36° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.60 meters/second, 1571.8 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.28 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.6"976.52 miwest0° 07' 52.0"9.02 minorth976.28 mi
24 hours11° 18' 09.0"759.58 mieast2° 48' 47.0"193.43 minorth779.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeseneyTue 7:54 AM155 km96 miles84 nmNorth N
KassalaTue 7:54 AM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mek'eleTue 7:54 AM279 km174 miles151 nmEast E
KerenTue 7:54 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraTue 7:54 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
KostiTue 7:54 AM463 km288 miles250 nmWest W
KhartoumTue 7:54 AM514 km319 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addis AbabaTue 7:54 AM559 km348 miles302 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamaTue 7:54 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabTue 7:54 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
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