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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 3:56 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 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° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.13 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 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' 33.3"997.81 miwest0° 12' 21.8"14.16 misouth997.74 mi
24 hours12° 22' 02.6"851.50 mieast4° 46' 45.4"328.44 misouth908.52 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 PM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
MwanzaMon 3:02 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth N
RuyigiMon 2:02 PM337 km210 miles182 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaMon 3:02 PM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitegaMon 2:02 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
MuyingaMon 2:02 PM381 km237 miles206 nmNorthwest NW
MbeyaMon 3:02 PM388 km241 miles210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NgoziMon 2:02 PM414 km257 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
BujumburaMon 2:02 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
ButareMon 2:02 PM445 km277 miles240 nmNorthwest NW
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