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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: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 23, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' North, Longitude: 40° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.4"997.66 miwest0° 10' 57.1"12.54 minorth997.57 mi
24 hours11° 49' 35.9"813.51 mieast4° 08' 05.1"284.17 minorth858.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaSat 2:38 AM297 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaSat 2:38 AM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Debre BerhanSat 2:38 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaSat 2:38 AM421 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HargeisaSat 2:38 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNortheast NE
DessieSat 2:38 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth N
Ali SabiehSat 2:38 AM616 km383 miles332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LalibelaSat 2:38 AM673 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiSat 2:38 AM680 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TadjouraSat 2:38 AM687 km427 miles371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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