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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:09 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, July 26, 2014 at 10:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' North, Longitude: 51° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.31 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.12 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.7"966.85 miwest0° 05' 22.5"6.16 misouth967.08 mi
24 hours11° 00' 50.8"732.72 mieast2° 26' 56.5"168.38 misouth755.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al MukallaSat 11:08 AM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalalahSat 12:08 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
HadibuSat 11:08 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
BosasoSat 11:08 AM569 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenSat 11:08 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaSat 11:08 AM777 km483 miles420 nmWest W
Ta'izzSat 11:08 AM841 km523 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al HudaydahSat 11:08 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest W
Khamis MushaitSat 11:08 AM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW
AssabSat 11:08 AM992 km616 miles536 nmWest-southwest WSW

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