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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 Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 09:50:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' North, Longitude: 37° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.20 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 51.8"991.29 miwest0° 09' 11.0"10.52 misouth991.57 mi
24 hours10° 49' 00.6"737.09 mieast3° 52' 08.6"265.89 misouth787.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addis AbabaWed 12:50 PM136 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
NekemteWed 12:50 PM174 km108 miles94 nmWest-southwest WSW
Debre BerhanWed 12:50 PM181 km113 miles98 nmEast E
Bahir DarWed 12:50 PM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamaWed 12:50 PM213 km133 miles115 nmSoutheast SE
DessieWed 12:50 PM233 km145 miles126 nmNortheast NE
LalibelaWed 12:50 PM266 km165 miles144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JimmaWed 12:50 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GondarWed 12:50 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
AwasaWed 12:50 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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