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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 3:40 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' North
Longitude: 38° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"988.10 miwest0° 09' 14.2"10.58 minorth987.91 mi
24 hours11° 36' 10.7"789.83 mieast3° 23' 30.8"233.17 minorth819.02 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 6:40 PM138 km86 miles75 nmSouth S
AdamaWed 6:40 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dire DawaWed 6:40 PM350 km218 miles189 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mek'eleWed 6:40 PM366 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ali SabiehWed 6:40 PM445 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
TadjouraWed 6:40 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiWed 6:40 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
AssabWed 6:40 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraWed 6:40 PM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth N
TeseneyWed 6:40 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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