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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: 10%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 20, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 32' South, Longitude: 32° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.12 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.1"997.87 miwest0° 12' 21.7"14.16 misouth997.80 mi
24 hours12° 22' 03.6"851.57 mieast4° 46' 44.3"328.44 misouth908.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RutanaMon 2:02 PM305 km190 miles165 nmNorthwest NW
RuyigiMon 2:02 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
MwanzaMon 3:02 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaMon 2:02 PM345 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
MuyingaMon 2:02 PM363 km226 miles196 nmNorthwest NW
NgoziMon 2:02 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaMon 3:02 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast E
MbeyaMon 3:02 PM397 km247 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaMon 2:02 PM399 km248 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
ButareMon 2:02 PM425 km264 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
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