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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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' North, Longitude: 53° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.7"988.51 miwest0° 09' 17.9"10.65 minorth988.33 mi
24 hours11° 36' 12.0"790.19 mieast3° 25' 09.5"235.03 minorth819.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuWed 5:40 PM286 km178 miles154 nmNorth N
BosasoWed 5:40 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al MukallaWed 5:40 PM685 km425 miles370 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahWed 6:40 PM766 km476 miles414 nmNorth N
GalkayoWed 5:40 PM766 km476 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenWed 5:40 PM978 km608 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiWed 5:40 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest W
SanaWed 5:40 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuWed 5:40 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmSouthwest SW
MuscatWed 6:40 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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