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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, August 23, 2013 at 11:38:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 23, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' North, Longitude: 40° 39' 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"997.60 miWest0° 10' 57.1"12.54 miNorth997.51 mi
24 hours11° 49' 36.4"813.47 miEast4° 08' 06.5"284.18 miNorth858.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GobaSat 2:38 AM126 km78 miles68 nmNorthwest NW
AwasaSat 2:38 AM262 km163 miles141 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamaSat 2:38 AM310 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Arba MinchSat 2:38 AM342 km213 miles185 nmWest W
Addis AbabaSat 2:38 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaSat 2:38 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Debre BerhanSat 2:38 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JimmaSat 2:38 AM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaSat 2:38 AM538 km334 miles291 nmNortheast NE
NekemteSat 2:38 AM561 km348 miles303 nmNorthwest NW

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