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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 Friday, September 20, 2013 at 22:38:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 20, 2013 at 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' North, Longitude: 35° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.75 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.8"992.51 miwest0° 10' 15.0"11.74 minorth992.36 mi
24 hours11° 55' 13.2"815.81 mieast3° 48' 58.7"262.30 minorth852.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NekemteSat 1:38 AM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-northeast ENE
JimmaSat 1:38 AM186 km115 miles100 nmEast-southeast ESE
Arba MinchSat 1:38 AM358 km223 miles193 nmSoutheast SE
AwasaSat 1:38 AM380 km236 miles205 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaSat 1:38 AM387 km241 miles209 nmEast E
MalakalSat 1:38 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bahir DarSat 1:38 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamaSat 1:38 AM438 km272 miles237 nmEast E
Debre BerhanSat 1:38 AM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
GondarSat 1:38 AM527 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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